Emma Donoghue - 'The Wonder'
The author of Room and Frog Music visits with a powerful psychological thriller. Emma Donoghue shares The Wonder on Friday, October 7, at 7 pm. An English nurse is brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle - a girl said to have survived without food for months. She soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life in a tale of two strangers who transform each other's lives, and a story of love pitted against evil.
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture
To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.
From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life