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SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE FINALIST

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Heartbreaking and transcendent." --The New York Times

The latest masterpiece from the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Room

In 1850s Ireland a village is baffled by young Anna O'Donnell's fast. The girl appears to be thriving after months without food, and the story of this "wonder" has reached fever pitch. Tourists flock to the O'Donnell family's cabin, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensational story. Enter Lib, an English nurse trained by Florence Nightingale, who is hired to keep watch over Anna for two weeks to determine whether or not the girl is a fraud. As Anna deteriorates, Lib finds herself responsible not just for the care of a child, but for getting to the root of why the girl may actually be the victim of murder in slow motion.

Written with all the spare and propulsive tension that made Room a bestseller, The Wonder is a tale of two strangers who will transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller and a story of love pitted against evil in its many masks.

"Beautifully moody with the taut pace of a thriller, The Wonder grapples with the potency of love, both human and divine." --Chatelaine



Product Details
ISBN: 9787550025790
ISBN-10: 7550025797
Publisher: Bai Hua Zhou Wen Yi Chu Ban She/Tsai Fong Boo
Publication Date: March 1st, 2018
Language: Chinese

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