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    • The Power

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Naomi Alderman, Thomas Judd, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 448

    'She throws her head back and pushes her chest forward and lets go a huge blast right into the centre of his body. The rivulets and streams of red scarring run across his chest and up around his throat. She'd put her hand on his heart and stopped him dead.' Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic thought experiment!

    • By Anonymous User on 16-08-2018

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Disobedience

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 46

    In a cramped synagogue in north-west London, the eminent elderly rabbi passes away. On the other side of the Atlantic, his estranged daughter, Ronit, hears of her father's death and returns to London for the funeral. She has not returned home in 15 years. Ronit looks forward to a week or two of revisiting old friends, perhaps settling old scores. But she finds the community she grew up in a more confusing place than she'd anticipated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book but the narrator blew me away

    • By Amanda on 21-03-2019

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • The Lessons

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Naomi Alderman's The Lessons reflects the truth that the lessons life teaches often come too late. Hidden away in an Oxford backstreet is a crumbling Georgian mansion, unknown to any but the few who possess keys to its unassuming front gate. Its owner is the mercurial, charismatic Mark Winters, whose rackety trust-fund upbringing has left him as troubled and unpredictable as he is wildly promiscuous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant and delicious, sad and enchanting.

    • By Rachael on 22-08-2018

    Non-member price: $28.46

    • The Liars' Gospel

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    > The Liar’s Gospel is the story of Yehoshuah, a Jewish man who wandered Roman-occupied Judea giving sermons and healing the sick. Now, a year after his death, four people tell their stories, recalling their memories of a man battling with a loss of faith in a land on the brink of conflict. It was a time of brutal tyranny and occupation, of rebellion and riots, of rumour and betrayal. And in the midst of it all, one inconsequential preacher died. And either something miraculous happened, or someone lied…

    Non-member price: $26.42