Remember when the I-Phone came out? And for a year or so half of us got it, and half of us were like, why would I switch from my sweet flip phone? And then suddenly and forever smart phones were indispensable?
The Power is like that, for me. A previously unexplored, obvious great idea I mean. This is the kind of book that simultaneously makes me want to write even better and to give it up entirely, because Naomi Alderman has already done such a killer job. Mostly the first, though, don't worry.
In the meantime, I wrote a review of it over at Top New Fantasy. Give it a gander if you're curious, or better yet, just read the damn thing.
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