REVIEW: The Power by Naomi Alderman

EtheringtonHeaders-ReviewsDSC_0736Naomi Alderman’s Baileys Prize-winning novel The Power, is a dark, powerful story of how one thing can change the world forever. At first there are isolated incidents, girls across continents realise they have a new ability to release an electrical discharge that can inflict pain on others. It’s an epidemic that spreads across countries and generations. Younger girls wake up the power in their mothers and grandmothers. It’s been buried in them all along, a genetic mutation that sits at their collarbones, waiting, and when it finally emerges the balance of power in the world suddenly shifts. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Power by Naomi Alderman”