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The Wonder - Emma Donoghue
The Wonder
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In Emma Donoghue's latest masterpiece, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months-soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life.Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell,... show more
In Emma Donoghue's latest masterpiece, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months-soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life.Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who believes herself to be living off manna from heaven, and a journalist is
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780316393874 (0316393878)
ASIN: 316393878
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it
3.5 The Wonder
Emma Donoghue has the unique ability to place the reader in a precarious, uncomfortable and psychologically fraught situation — it is utterly compelling, and almost equally frustrating. In this story set in the Irish Midlands, Donoghue's characters are perfectly balanced; so that while there are cer...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.0 The Wonder
I think I picked this novel up because I wanted to see why it was so popular. I was anticipating an exciting novel and as I read, I really didn’t understand the hype. A child, an eleven- year old girl was entertaining the world with the notion that she was surviving on a mere few drops of water each...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Wonder
4.5 starsWow, this book! I really didn't know what the outcome was going to be. I was so wrapped up in the girl's reasoning and actions. I thought any moment something would happen to change the direction of the story. It's historical, and most of it is just a nurse and a little girl talking or ...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
3.0 The Wonder
A special thank you to NetGalley and Little, Brown and Company for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.It is no wonder (see what I did there?) that Donoghue is a celebrated author, she is an incredibly gifted storyteller. With the rise and fall of her prose, we are transported to a sleepy Irish ...
Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it
4.0 Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
I would like to thank Little, Brown and Company for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. The Wonder is a beautifully written book that explores the power of religion and how faith can prevent someone from seeing the truth of what's going on right before their eyes. It's a slow ...
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