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The Wonder

Emma Donoghue

‘Lib didn’t like to bang harder in case of disturbing the family. Brightness leaked from the door of the byre, off to her right. Ah, the women had to be milking. A trail of melody; was one of them singing to the cows?’

Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue is the author of Room, shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, and screenwriter of its film adaptation. Her other works include Frog Music, The Sealed Letter and Slammerkin. ‘The Wonder’ is an extract from her new novel, The Wonder, forthcoming from Picador in the UK, Little, Brown in the US and HarperCollins in Canada.

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