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The old world dying on its feet, a new one struggling to be born . . .

The Sunday Times Bestseller
'Stunning' -- Emily St. John Mandel
'Timely, exquisite and unputdownable' -- Rachel Joyce

Dublin, 1918. In a country doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city centre, where expectant mothers who have come down with an unfamiliar flu are quarantined together. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders: Doctor Kathleen Lynn, on the run from the police, and a young volunteer helper, Bridie Sweeney.

In the darkness and intensity of this tiny ward, over the course of three days, these women change each other’s lives in unexpected ways. They lose patients to this baffling pandemic, but they also shepherd new life into a fearful world. With tireless tenderness and humanity, carers and mothers alike somehow do their impossible work.

In The Pull of the Stars, Emma Donoghue tells an unforgettable and deeply moving story of love and loss.

From the bestselling author of The Wonder and Room

Guardian's 'Brilliant Books to Transport You This summer'
Cosmopolitan's 'Best Books to Read this summer'
Stylist's 'Best summer Reads

A visceral, harrowing, and revelatory vision of life, death, and love in a time of pandemic. This novel is stunning -- Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven

The Pull of the Stars has a fever dream-like quality . . . as a tender record of humans coping as best they can with a pandemic, it’s about as moving and absorbing as it gets, Evening Standard

A timely, exquisite and unputdownable reminder of love and compassion in the smallest room where women are giving birth and other women are dying and yet love - in all its joy and complexity - still finds a place -- Rachel Joyce, author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Extraordinarily prescient . . . With The Pull of the Stars, [Donoghue] again conjures up a setting that is at once claustrophobic in feel yet epic in sweep , Daily Telegraph

Emma Donoghue is one of our greatest living prose stylists . . . a must-read novel, The Australian

Donoghue writes with such brilliant relish . . . fascinating and resonant, Sunday Times

Eerily topical, Donoghue’s new novel reads like an episode of Call The Midwife set during a pandemic, Mail on Sunday

It is rare for such a fast-paced story to be told so beautifully, and the writing is comical & exquisite, Irish Independent

Moving, gripping and dazzlingly written, Stylist

Emma Donoghue’s best novel since Room is a mesmeric, blood, sweat and placenta-soaked story set against the Spanish Flu pandemic, Metro
Autor DONOGHUE, Emma
An apariţie 2020
Editura Picador
Nr pagini 256
Dimensiuni 23.4 x 15.3 cm
Format Trade Paperback
Cuvinte cheie: emma donoghue