This is a novel that blends fact with fiction. A young woman is writing her Ph.D on both Daphne du Maurier and the Brontes. Daphne, famous for her memorable books — Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and The Birds, finds her life in a downward spiral after her marriage fails. She lives out the remainder of her life in Cornwall, and the researcher uncovers secrets that make this an enthralling mystery.
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After Lewis’s mother drinks a bottle of wine, she drowns while they are out on a picnic together during the 1950s. Because of his repeated failure to save his mother, Lewis become unruly and lands in jail.
On his release, he discovers the past is ever present within both his family and his English community that no longer trust him.
Roxy, the powerful; Margo, the politician; Tunde, the journalist; and Allie, Mother Eve are the key characters who witness, and are part of a new era exploding all over the world. Young girls develop a power that sends men rioting because they can’t accept they are now the weaker sex. Continue reading “Naomi Alderman’s — The Power *****”