The wonder of kindness

Wonder by RJ Palacio. Random House, €16.35. Reviewed by Fiona Kelly.

11th March, 2012
The wonder of kindness
RJ Palacio: makes short work of the cynic in us.

Wonder by RJ Palacio


The word about Wonder - a new children's novel about a boy with a shocking facial disfigurement - is spreading fast via industry hype and social networking sites. Officially launched this weekend, the debut from Brooklyn-based author RJ Palacio is already a hit with the books industry and has been said to reduce adult readers to tears.

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