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Title: The Wonder

Author: Emma Donoghue

Price: $9.00

ISBN: 9781509818396

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Year published: 2016

Paperback or Hardcover: Paperback

Condition: Good condition

The Wonder

  • A 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.

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