The Panopticon: A Novel

The Panopticon: A Novel

Jenni Fagan


Named one among Granta's better of younger British Novelists

Anais Hendricks, fifteen, is behind a police motor vehicle. She is headed for the Panopticon, a house for persistent younger offenders. She cannot take into account what’s occurred, yet throughout city a policewoman lies in a coma and Anais is roofed in blood. Raised in foster care from delivery and moved via twenty-three placements prior to she even became seven, Anais has been enable down through with regards to each grownup she has ever met. Now a counterculture outlaw, she understands that she will be able to basically depend on herself. And but regardless of the parade of horrors visited upon her adolescence, she greets the area with the witty, fierce perception of a survivor.
 
Anais unearths a feeling of belonging one of the citizens of the Panopticon—they shape excessive bonds, and he or she quickly turns into a part of an ad-hoc kin. jointly, they try opposed to the adults that hold them restricted. but if she appears up on the watchtower that looms over the citizens, Anais realizes her destiny: She is an nameless a part of an test, and she or he continuously was once. Now apparently the scan is last in.

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