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  • Published: 27 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9780670919963
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.00

The Power




Shortlisted for the Bailey's Prize 2017

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.

  • Pub date: 27 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9780670919963
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

Naomi Alderman

Naomi A. Alderman's first novel, Disobedience, was published in 2006 in ten languages and won the Orange Award for New Writers. In 2007, she was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, and one of Waterstone's 25 Writers for the Future. Her second novel, The Lessons, was published in April 2010. Naomi was lead writer on the BAFTA-shortlisted alternate reality game Perplex City and writes a weekly games column for the Guardian. Naomi A. Alderman's 2017 novel, The Power was the winner of the 2017 Baileys women’s prize for fiction.

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Praise for The Power

“The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid's Tale”

Cosmopolitan


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