Book to Film Club (The Wonder)
This month we'll be watching the film The Wonder (R, 109 minutes) on our own through Netflix and having a discussion about the book and film over Zoom. The film is based on the novel The Wonder by Emma Donoghue. The e-book and audiobook are available to check out on Libby. The book is also available to check out. If you would like to participate, please sign up for the event and you will be sent the Zoom meeting details. *If you would like to watch the film but don't have access to Netflix, please contact Dan Compton.
Synopsis: Set in The Irish Midlands in 1862, the story follows a young girl who stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright is brought to a tiny village to observe eleven-year old Anna O'Donnell. Tourists and pilgrims mass to witness the girl who is said to have survived without food for months.