What if the power to hurt were in women’s hands? Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonising pain and even death. With this single twist, the four lives at the heart of Naomi Alderman’s new novel are utterly transformed.
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GENRE: Adult Fiction. Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She is still in the marital home, a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse - but not with John. Instead, she is with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers