126 Arviot
12T 23M

The Wonder

Kirjailija: Emma Donoghue Lukija: Kate Lock Äänikirja

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.

© 2016 Macmillan Digital Audio (Äänikirja) ISBN: 9781509824618

Lisää tarinoita aiheesta