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  • The Wonder

    Author: Emma Donoghue
    Published by: Picador

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Now a major new Netflix film starring Florence Pugh and Ciaran Hinds.

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, Emma Donoghue’s 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.

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Binding
  • Paperback
Cat. No.
  • 5722129
EAN
  • 9781529093001
ISBN
  • 9781529093001