The Power by Naomi AldermanThe Power by Naomi Alderman

The Power

byNaomi Alderman

Hardcover | October 10, 2017

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What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power?
"The Poweris our era''sThe Handmaid''s Tale." --Ron Charles,Washington Post
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"Alderman''s writing is beautiful, and her intelligence seems almost limitless. She also has a pitch-dark sense of humor that she wields perfectly." --Michael Schaub, NPR
In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place: there''s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power--they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets.

From award-winning author Naomi Alderman, THE POWER is speculative fiction at its most ambitious and provocative, at once taking us on a thrilling journey to an alternate reality, and exposing our own world in bold and surprising ways.

Naomi Aldermanis the recipient of the 2017 Baileys Women''s Prize for Fiction forThe Power.She is also the author ofThe Liars'' GospelandDisobedience,which won the Orange Prize for New Writers, has been published in ten languages, and has been made into a film by Rachel Weisz. Alderman was selected forGranta''sonce-a-decade list of Bes...
Title:The PowerFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 8.75 X 6 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 8.75 X 6 X 1.25 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316547611

ISBN - 13:9780316547611

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

"When we say that The Power is profoundly disturbing and you may well want to argue with it as you read, we mean that in a good way."
-SFX, Five Stars