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The Power
The Power by Naomi Alderman

First U.S. Publication in Oct 2017 by Little, Brown and Company

Previously published in the UK by Penguin in Oct 2016

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.

Winner of the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

Reviews: The Guardian, The Telegraph, The London Magazine, Strange Horizons, Amazing Stories

Interviews: The Guardian, The Independent

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