Saturday, 15 July 2017
"Electrifying! Shocking! Will knock your socks off! Then you'll think twice, about everything." - Margaret Atwood
The Power by Naomi Alderman is this week's Book of the Week at VOLUME.
What if the power to hurt was suddenly manifest in women's hands (literally)? How would society change? Would gender imbalances we inverted? The Power is a gripping speculative fiction exploring the nature of gender and power.
>> Read Stella's review.
>> The Power won the 2017 Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction.
>> Read an extract.
>> "If women were in the position to cause more pain than men, how would that change the world?"
>> How does Alderman describe her novel?
>> "An instant classic of speculative fiction." - The Guardian