Length: 352 Pages
WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017
'Electrifying' Margaret Atwood
'A big, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller' Guardian
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?
'The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid's Tale' Cosmopolitan
'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
'A shocking, thrill-a-minute story' Observer
Length: 352 Pages
The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale for the Gone Girl generation
The Power is a fascinating look at what the world might be like if millennia of sexism went the other way...as a whole the narrative feels ingenious...deserves to be read by every woman (and, for that matter, every man)
A feminist science-fiction story that's about to make waves
If you enjoy Margaret Atwood's dystopian fiction, this strong, substantial novel is for you
Alderman is a fluent and powerful writer
When we say that The Power is profoundly disturbing and you may well want to argue with it as you read, we mean that in a good way
As awesome as it is compulsive
What starts out as a fantasy of female empowerment deepens and darkens into an interrogation of power itself, its uses and abuses and what it does to the people who have it