The Power: A Novel - Pages 1 - 58 Summary & Analysis

Naomi Alderman
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The novel begins with an introductory frame narrative. An unspecified number of years in the future, women are the dominant gender on the planet. However, some archaeological evidence still remains of the patriarchal order that used to exist. A male writer named Neil Armon has written a novelization of how the transition likely occurred, based on this archaeological evidence, and he has asked a female writer named Naomi to read the book and give feedback. The novel itself then begins ten years before the transition of power between the genders. Roxy is a 14-yearold girl living in England with her mother. One day, two men break into her house and assault her mother. Roxy suddenly feels a strange new power inside of her and uses it to attempt to repel the attackers, but they knock her out and kill her mother. The narrative...

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