What Emma Read: The Power by Naomi Alderman


First impressions before reading the book

I knew the jist of the story, and by that I mean I knew what I’d read on the back of the book. A couple of my coworkers had actually told me about it, either through reading it themselves or being told about it from someone else, so although I didn’t know too much of what to expect, I wasn’t going into it totally blind like I usually do. It also won the Baileys Womens Prize for fiction, which raised my expectations a little.

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