The Power

£8.99

What if the power to hurt were in women’s hands? Suddenly – tomorrow or the day after – teenage girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonising pain and even death. With this single twist, the four lives at the heart of Naomi Alderman’s extraordinary, visceral novel are utterly transformed.

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WINNER OF THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S BEST BOOKS OF 2017

‘Electrifying’ Margaret Atwood

‘A big, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller’ Guardian

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All over the world women are discovering they have the power.
With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain – even death.
Suddenly, every man on the planet finds they’ve lost control.

The Day of the Girls has arrived – but where will it end?

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The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid’s Tale Cosmopolitan

‘I loved it; it was visceral, provocative and curiously pertinent . . . The story has stayed with me since’ Stylist, The Decade’s 15 Best Books by Remarkable Women

‘Superb. Insightful, thrilling, funny. Well-crafted, compelling, serious-minded’ Daily Telegraph

‘Fascinating, ingenious, rattles with a furious pace. Deserves to be read by every woman (and, for that matter, every man)’ The Times

‘Irresistible. Holds a mirror up to the here and now’ Mail on Sunday

‘Chilling, thrilling, a blast’ Financial Times

Additional information

Weight 0.248 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

340

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K