Sex chatting with aunts
The Gilean society is founded on a “return to traditional values” and gender roles, and on the subjugation of women by men.
Women are not allowed to vote, have jobs outside the home or even to read and write.
We love reading, just like you, but we know it can get BORING when stories are too long.
Both the original and this story describe a period in the life of a Handmaid told from her own point of view.
There is sex, but nothing very explicit; and in one chapter characters die described like in many prime time television crime series.
I then reach under my chin with my red cotton gloved hands for the intricate knot of the wide strong ties that holds the bonnet closed around my head.
The ties are pulled through and knotted around a strap on the public veil which is what mainly shows inside the bonnet face opening.
The cloak falls to the floor and I can pull my mid-calf flat red leather boots out of the circular leg openings of the closed bottom of the cloak and step from it.