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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Held captive for years in a small shed, a woman and her precocious young son finally gain their freedom, and the boy experiences the outside world for the first time.Inspiration for the MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson
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