A still from The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. She talks about her sequel, The Testaments. Photo: Hulu via AP

The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood talks sequel The Testaments, and return to Gilead

  • Everything in The Handmaid’s Tale has happened or could happen, she says. She didn’t expect to write a sequel because she didn’t expect the rise of Donald Trump
  • Feminism, resistance movements, Game of Thrones – whatever the subject, the Canadian writer is knowledgeable. She even apologises for being ‘too erudite’
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A still from The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. She talks about her sequel, The Testaments. Photo: Hulu via AP
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