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History of Silence, A (1998) [Novel]
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Summary :

Robbie Heath, a physiotherapist, leaves England to escape the chaos and intensity of her family - her sister Laura, a nightclub singer, and their mother Esther - bound together by their inability to speak of the secrets of the girls' childhood.
Yet even at Janvier in the deep south of Louisiana, Robbie is assailed by demons from her past and when Laura and Esther come to visit they are all forced to face their past with cataclysmic consequences.

Original title: A History of Silence
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: History of Silence, A

History of Silence, A (1998)
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Language: English

  • "A deeply moving book that engraves itself on the mind" Daily Telegraph
  • "It's a very painful book to read. The tragedy is real - it's about people for whom we hold our breath." Helen Dunmore
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History of Silence, A (1998)

ISBN: 0330374850

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