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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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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 ...
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman rated it
3.0 The Wonder
This new novel by the author of “Room” is an entirely different take on what it means to be trapped and to be rescued. It is set in rural post-famine Ireland in the late 1850s. An English nurse trained under Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War is dispatched to a small town, where an eleven...
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