The Quality of Silence
On 24th November Yasmin and her deaf daughter Ruby arrived in Alaska.Within hours they were driving alone across a frozen wildernessWhere nothing growsWhere no one livesWhere tears freeze And night will last for another 54 days.They are looking for Ruby's father.Travelling deeper into a silent... show more
On 24th November Yasmin and her deaf daughter Ruby arrived in Alaska.Within hours they were driving alone across a frozen wildernessWhere nothing growsWhere no one livesWhere tears freeze And night will last for another 54 days.They are looking for Ruby's father.Travelling deeper into a silent land.They still cannot find him.And someone is watching them in the dark.
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This book was very well written, but extremely painful to read, and I mean that sincerely. If you are like me, you will read this book wrapped up in a warm blanket in front of a fire, cupping a mug of hot chocolate — even if you read it in the summer. It’s winter in Alaska, with icy roads, mountains...
Matt Alfredson was part of a research group based in the tiny village of Anaktue, filming wildlife in Alaska in the middle of winter. His wife, Yasmin, and ten-year-old daughter, Ruby, were on their way from England to meet him in Fairbanks. Before they could get there, a devastating explosion occ...
about the author:Rosamund Lupton is the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed author of the novels Sister and Afterwards. Her New York Times bestselling debut, Sister, was a New York Times Editor’s Choice and Target Book Club pick, and has been translated into over thirty languages wi...
Yasmine’s husband, Matt, is in Alaska making a wildlife film. When Yasmine and her deaf 10-yr-old daughter Ruby are told that Ruby’s father, Matt, has died in a horrendous fire, they refuse to believe it. Even with a storm headed their way, they set out for the remote frontier where Matt is last kn...
I had not previously read any of Rosamund Lupton's books but after reading The Quality of Silence I think I should. Just after Ruby and her mother land in Alaska they get terrible news. Her father, whom they came to visit, has been killed in a tragic fire. Her mother doesn't believe it and sets ou...
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