Publication Date: 03/10/2019 ISBN: 9780241421871 Category:

The Fountains of Silence

Ruta Sepetys

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 03/10/2019 ISBN: 9780241421871 Category:
Hardback

£14.99

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FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS

Madrid, 1957.

Daniel, young, wealthy and unsure of his place in the world, views the city through the lens of his camera.

Ana, a hotel maid whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco.

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**

‘Ruta Sepetys is the finest writer of historical fiction working today.’
The Wall Street Journal

‘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

Publisher Review

Gripping. * Publisher's Weekly * An exemplary work of historical fiction. * The Horn Book * Spain under Francisco Franco is as dystopian a setting as Margaret Atwood's Gilead in Ruta Sepetys's suspenseful, romantic and timely new work of historical fiction. * The New York Times Book Review * Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction. * Booklist * A stunning novel that exposes modern fascism and elevates human resilience. * Kirkus * [A] towering work of historical insight. * Entertainment Weekly * Ruta Sepetys is the finest writer of historical fiction working today. * The Wall Street Journal *

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