The Power

The Power In THE POWER the world is a recognizable place there s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature an ambitious American politic

  • Title: The Power
  • Author: Naomi Alderman
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Paperback
  • In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place there s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature an ambitious American politician a tough London girl from a tricky family But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect Teenage girls In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place there s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature an ambitious American politician a tough London girl from a tricky family But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect Teenage girls now have immense physical power they can cause agonizing pain and even death And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 400 pages Published January 8th 2019 by Back Bay Books first published October 27th 2016 More Details Original Title The Power ISBN 0316547603 ISBN13 9780316547604 Characters Roxy Monke, Allie Montgomery Taylor Mother Eve , Olatunde Tunde Edo, Margot Cleary, Jocelyn Cleary, Tatiana Moskalev, Darrell Monkeless Literary Awards Orwell Prize Nominee for Longlist 2017 , Womens Prize for Fiction 2017 Other Editions 69 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Power, please sign up Popular Answered Questions What would happen if an author wrote a book about men having the

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    • Naomi Alderman

      Naomi Alderman born 1974 in London is a British author and novelist.Alderman was educated at South Hampstead High School and Lincoln College, Oxford where she read Philosophy, Politics and Economics She then went on to study creative writing at the University of East Anglia before becoming a novelist.She was the lead writer for Perplex City, an Alternate reality game, at Mind Candy from 2004 th Naomi Alderman born 1974 in London is a British author and novelist.Alderman was educated at South Hampstead High School and Lincoln College, Oxford where she read Philosophy, Politics and Economics She then went on to study creative writing at the University of East Anglia before becoming a novelist.She was the lead writer for Perplex City, an Alternate reality game, at Mind Candy from 2004 through June, 2007 1 Her father is Geoffrey Alderman, an academic who has specialised in Anglo Jewish history She and her father were interviewed in The Sunday Times Relative Values feature on 11 February 2007 2 Her literary debut came in 2006 with Disobedience, a well received if controversial novel about a rabbi s daughter from North London who becomes a lesbian, which won her the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers.Since its publication in the United Kingdom, it has been issued in the USA, Germany, Israel, Holland, Poland and France and is due to be published in Italy, Hungary and Croatia.She wrote the narrative for The Winter House, an online, interactive yet linear short story visualized by Jey Biddulph The project was commissioned by Booktrust as part of the Story campaign, supported by Arts Council England 3

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    • It doesn t matter that she shouldn t, that she never would What matters is that she could, if she wanted. TW rape.Ooh, this is a toughie I have a lot of mixed feelings about Alderman s The Power It s an intriguing and clever concept, but this never really translates into an engaging story.Imagine if one day, suddenly, girls developed a strange physical power they can produce electricity inside them They can use this power to hurt, to torture, and to kill A world that is built on patriarc [...]


    • When a male friend found out I was reading a book in which all women simultaneously develop the power to electrocute people and subsequently seize control of society, he responded Tch, if that were the other way around, you d go mad NO SHIT SHERLOCK Damn right, the idea of a society in which one sex is systematically oppressed through the threat or use of physical and sexual violence infuriates me The concept of one sex being disproportionately raped, killed and restricted sickens me B When a ma [...]


    • Wow.I finished this novel at midnight last night and after I went to bed, I blinked into my pillow and tried to think of what words I would type into this box on apart from that first one wow After a few minutes thought, I figured I could add intelligent and uncomfortable and thought provoking The problem with all of those is that they get used so often that we see only hyperbole This book, like many others, bears a jacket printed darkly with other authors saying great things Wow.I finished this [...]



    • Seriously Christ this is a mess I m obviously wrong considering all the glowing praise and award winning going on here, but can t for the life of me understand what the fuss is about I mean, great concept but poor execution Way too many of the chapters felt off or forced, I didn t invest in any of the characters, and the ending didn t redeem it in fact, probably made it worse.Very disappointed.


    • a brilliant read that explores power and gender dynamics in a fascinating and thrilling way i do think this book favors the ideas and the writing over the story arc some parts weren t quite as cohesive as i would ve liked but i did still thoroughly enjoy this it was so captivating and frustrating and horrifying and familiar all at once i will definitely be thinking about this book for a long while, and i think it would be an excellent choice to read with a friend bookclub because there are a bri [...]


    • Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend Roxy is a tenacious girl with an influential family Tunde enjoys lounging poolside after his photo journalism class Margot is a politician with grand aspirations and a vulnerable teenage daughter Allie is a young woman whose religious foster parents are not what they seem Roxy, Tunde, Margot, and Allie have relatively normal lives, until something extraordinary happens Teenage girls acquire supernatur [...]


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