Description - The Power by Naomi Alderman
WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017'Electrifying' Margaret Atwood'A big, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller' GuardianAll 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?'The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid's Tale' Cosmopolitan'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'A shocking, thrill-a-minute story' Observer
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(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
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Naomi Alderman is the author of three previous novels: Disobedience, The Lessons and The Liars' Gospel. She has won the Orange Award for New Writers and the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. She was selected for Granta's once-a-decade list of Best of Young British Novelists and Waterstones Writers for the Future. She presents Science Stories on BBC Radio 4, she is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and she is the co-creator and lead writer of the bestselling smartphone audio adventure app Zombies, Run!. She lives in London.