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A Spark of Light: from the author everyone should be reading By Jodi Picoult

A Spark of Light: from the author everyone should be reading
by Jodi Picoult

A powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives intersecting during a moment of heart-stopping crisis.
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A writer the world needs to be reading right now' The Independent 'An apposite and nuanced novel... Picoult writes about an emotive, controversial issue with unflinching precision.' Red 'A very special novel about a very difficult subject.' Grazia 'Her intelligent, meticulously researched novels explore ethical dilemmas through heartrending, headline-grabbing scenarios' The Sunday Times The Center for women's reproductive health offers a last chance at hope - but nobody ends up there by choice. Its very existence is controversial, and to the demonstrators who barricade the building every day, the service it offers is no different from legalised murder. Now life and death decisions are being made horrifyingly real: a lone protester with a gun has taken the staff, patients and visitors hostage. Starting at the tensest moment in the negotiations for their release, A Spark of Light unravels backwards, revealing hour by urgent hour what brought each of these people - the gunman, the negotiator, the doctors, nurses and women who have come to them for treatment - to this point. And certainties unwind as truths and secrets are peeled away, revealing the complexity of balancing the right to life with the right to choose.

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Sku
GOR009406905
Title
A Spark of Light: from the author everyone should be reading
Author
Jodi Picoult
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year published
2018-10-30
Number of pages
368
ISBN 10
1444788124
ISBN 13
9781444788129
Prizes
N/A
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