The Wonder By : Emma Donoghue

The Wonder
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  • Author:Emma Donoghue
    Publication Date:22/12/2016
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 An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story. Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, The Wonder - inspired by numerous European and North American cases of 'fasting girls' between the sixteenth century and the twentieth - is a psychological thriller about a child's murder threatening to happen in slow motion before our eyes. Pitting all the seductions of fundamentalism against sense and love, it is a searing examination of what nourishes us, body and soul.

Book Details

Number of Pages:256 Pages
Bar Code:9781509818396
Publisher:Pan Macmillan UK
What's in the Box?1 x The Wonder -

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