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The power

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONWhat would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new 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 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.From award-winning author Naomi Alderman, THE POWER is speculative fiction at its most ambitious and provocative, at once taking us on a thrilling journey to an alternate reality, and exposing our own world in bold and surprising ways.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Dystopian fiction, Fantasy fiction, Great powers -- Fiction, Pain -- Fiction, Regression (Psychology) -- Fiction, Science fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction
title_display The power : a novel
title_full The Power, The power / Naomi Alderman, The power : a novel / Naomi Alderman
title_short The power :
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topic_facet Fantasy, Fiction, Great powers, Literature, Pain, Regression (Psychology), Science Fiction, Teenage girls, Women