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The Fountains of Silence (Paperback)

By Sepetys, Ruta

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    2 Jul 20

FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS Madrid, 1957. Tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine while Spanish citizens are gripped by a dark secret. Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, hopes to connect with the... country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography -and fate - introduce him to Ana, a hotel maid, whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco. Daniel and Ana's lives and hearts collide as they unite to uncover the hidden darkness within the city - a darkness that could engulf them all. . . Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys once again shines light into one of history's darkest corners in this epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love and the hidden violence of silence. **PRAISE FOR THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE** 'Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction.' Booklist 'Gripping.' Publishers Weekly 'A stunning novel that exposes modern fascism and elevates human resilience.' Kirkus 'An exemplary work of historical fiction.' The Horn Book
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ISBN 9780241421857
Released AU 2 Jul 2020
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780241421857
Stock Release date is 2 July 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Released 2 Jul 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Sepetys, Ruta
Category Teenage Romance
Historical Fiction
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Madrid Spain - Fiction - History - 20th century
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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