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The Power - Naomi Alderman
The Power
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Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - teenage girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death. With this single twist, the four lives at the heart of Naomi Alderman's extraordinary, visceral novel are utterly transformed.
Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - teenage girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing 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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780670919963 (0670919969)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 THE POWER Review
Naomi Alderman’s latest bestseller is an intriguing and highly inventive piece of speculative fiction that dares to ask the question: What would happen if women were suddenly granted strength through their genes, thus flipping the societal power structure? Seen through four points of view — a Mayo...
Hol
Hol rated it
2.5 The Power by Naomi Alderman
I apologise for taking so long to write a review. I’ve been so caught up in local politics that everything has taken a back seat these past few days. I read The Power for a feminist book club that was meeting in Belfast last week. Unfortunately the book club was cancelled, so you’ll only get my th...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.0 The Power
What happens when women all of sudden develop a power, which makes them physically superior to every man on earth? That is the premise of The Power and it´s surely a fast-paced and action-driven read. But this book disappointed me in certain regards. But first the things that I liked: I liked the ...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
5.0 The Power. Pure brilliance.
I’m actually not sure what to say about The Power. It did knock my socks off (so to speak) and it is in the category of “Godarn hot page turner” in my head. It explores many, I suppose Feminist if you want to put a label on things, themes but you know in the end there are far more intelligent review...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Power
Girls develop a power that allows them to discharge electricity like an electric eel. They can spread it to older women and there are a few men who can do it too, but they're rare. This is a tale of power corrupting and absolute power corrupting absolutely. Very interesting and I loved the artefac...
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