The lives of June, Bette and Gigi revolve around their training at a ballet school in Manhattan, where only the very best dancers are admitted. In their last year of the school, the girls compete for a place in the biggest ballet company in New York. The stakes are very high and the girls have a lot to lose. June, Bette and Gigi will have to make difficult choices. This year the bar is set higher than ever, especially between the girls and their unsolved problems. A lot of nasty pranks are being played which can cause the downfall of the girls and their school.
In this book, we follow three students at a ballet school in Manhattan. The three girls Gigi, June and Bette are completely different from each other. In the ballet world, there is only one way to distinguish yourself from other ballerinas and that is to be the best of the best. The three girls do everything they can to reach the top and they’re also prepared to play nasty tricks.
In this book, in a place called Gilead, everything you know is history. The country knows a strict regime, controlling every aspect of society. Households of a certain authority are lead by the Commander and his wife. Every household also has their own ‘handmaid’. This woman serves as some kind of surrogate for the Commander’s wife, because they were declared infertile. Handmaids live controlled and dehumanised lives, continuously being left in the unknown when it comes to news