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Margaret Atwood to write the follow-up of Tale inspired by modern America



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Elisabeth Moss (left) stars in the television adaptation of the Atwood novel

Margaret Atwood writes the continuation of his novel The Handmaid's Tale, inspired by the state of the modern world.

The 1985 historical book on life in the US totalitarian regime became a hit TV show in 2017.

In the report, Atwood wrote: "Dear readers, everything you asked me about Gilead and his inner work is an inspiration for this book.

"Well, almost everything! The second inspiration is the world we live in."

The sequel, titled Tests, will be released on September 10, 2019.

The Canadian author stated that it will be set 15 years after the end of the original book and will be told by three female figures.

He did not mention President Trump, but the press release stated that the story of the girl became "a symbol of the movement against him, standing for women's empowerment and resistance in the face of a misogynist and aversion of women's rights around the world."

Warning: spoilers of the original book below

The original book ended with Offred, one of the women who was forced to kidnap Gilead regime commander, carried away by the people who were told, are members of underground resistance.

Continuing readers will try to find out whether they have been trafficked or have been imprisoned or punished.

Becky Hardie, UK publisher, Chatto & Windus, said: "As a company we never needed Margaret Atwood.

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Two series of the Girl's Story have been broadcast yet

"The moment the door is murdered for the future of Offred at the end of the Little Girl's Story, it's one of the most brilliantly ambiguous endings in literature. I can not wait to find out what's going on in Atwood's Gilead – and what could we tell us about our own times . "

Atwood did not find out whether Offred – or some of the characters in the original book – would be a sequel between the three narrators.

Many fans try to suppress their excitement.

The two stories The Girl's Story was made for television, the other one was the peak of Atwood's original story.

Hulu, who makes the show, said earlier that the drama could be on the screens for 10 seasons.

However, it is not assumed that the continuation of the press will be guided by the same conspiracy as the later installments of television shows.

The new book will be the first novel of the seventy year since the publication of Hag-Seed inspired by Shakespeare in 2016.

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