Author: Donoghue, Emma
Published on 10 November 2022 by PAN MACMILLAN (Picador) in the United Kingdom.
Paperback | 368 pages
130 x 198 x 35 | 262g
A major film from the makers of Normal People and Room, starring Florence Pugh and streaming on Netflix.
'An old-school page turner with crackling intensity' Stephen King'Powerful, compulsively readable' Irish TimesEleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell 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.
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