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1444834630
Large print:The wonder / Emma Donoghue:2017 The wonder / Emma Donoghue
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Author: Donoghue, Emma
Year: 2017
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Classification: THR
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Charnwood, 2017
ISBN: 1444834630 9781444834635
Control number 1444834630
Description:
Standard print edition originally published: New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2016
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, 'The Wonder' - inspired by numerous European and North American cases of 'fasting girls' between the 16th and the 20th centuries - 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.
Midlands (Ireland), History, 19th century, Fiction
Psychological fiction, lcsh
Large type books, lcsh
GNR, General
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Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
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