I thought that feminism was about equality between the sexes, it seems that I may have been mistaken.
This BBC report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-39291178 seems to be approving of this book and its premise:
'"She throws her head back and pushes her chest forward and lets go a huge blast right into the centre of his body."
That's a line from Naomi Alderman's book The Power, the only novel to appear on this year's longlist for the Orwell Book Prize for political writing.
It imagines a world in which almost every woman suddenly develops the ability to electrocute people at will - "from a tiny tingle all the way to full electro-death".
On her website, Alderman says her "feminist science-fiction" novel explores what would happen if women had the power to cause pain and destruction.'