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The Power

ISBN 
9780670919963
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R205.00
Published 
May 2017
About the book: 

WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION AND LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 ORWELL PRIZE

What if the power to hurt were in women's hands? 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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About the Author

Naomi Alderman grew up in the Orthodox Jewish community in northwest London. Her first novel, Disobedience , was published in 10 languages and won the Orange Award for New Writers and the Sunday Times  Young Writer of the Year prize. She is also the winner of the 2017 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction for her book, The Power

Naomi is a frequent radio broadcaster and she is a regular contributor to several publications including the Guardian  and Prospect . She lives in London.

Photograph © Justine Stoddard.

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