The Power

The Power

WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

Summary

WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

'Electrifying' Margaret Atwood

'A big, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller' Guardian

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All over the world women are discovering they have the power.
With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain - even death.
Suddenly, every man on the planet finds they've lost control.

The Day of the Girls has arrived - but where will it end?

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'The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid's Tale' Cosmopolitan

'I loved it; it was visceral, provocative and curiously pertinent . . . The story has stayed with me since' Stylist, The Decade's 15 Best Books by Remarkable Women

'Superb. Insightful, thrilling, funny. Well-crafted, compelling, serious-minded' Daily Telegraph

'Fascinating, ingenious, rattles with a furious pace. Deserves to be read by every woman (and, for that matter, every man)' The Times

'Irresistible. Holds a mirror up to the here and now' Mail on Sunday

'Chilling, thrilling, a blast' Financial Times

Reviews

  • Electrifying
    Margaret Atwood

About the author

Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman is the author of four novels. In 2006 she won the Orange Award for New Writers and in 2007 she was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, as well as being selected as one of Waterstones' 25 Writers for the Future. All of her novels have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. In 2013 she was selected for the prestigious Granta Best of Young British Writers. She lives in London.
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