The Silence of the Girls
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Release Date : 30 August 2018
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780241983218
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Book Description: A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . . Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is a slave to the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story? PERFECT FOR FANS OF MADELINE MILLER'S CIRCE AND THE SONG OF ACHILLES. *Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award* Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths in The Women of Troy.

The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

Author : Pat Barker
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Fiction
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A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover ...

The Women of Troy

The Women of Troy

Author : Pat Barker
Publisher : Doubleday
Genre : Fiction
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A daring and timely feminist retelling of The Iliad from the perspective of the women of Troy who endured it—an extraordinary follow up to The Silence of the Girls from the Booker Prize-winning author of The Regeneration Trilogy. Troy has fallen and the victorious Greeks are eager to return ...

The Woman Who Ran

The Woman Who Ran

Author : Sam Baker
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : Fiction
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‘Clever and gripping with an ending so tense I was holding my breath’ Claire Douglas, author of The Sisters...

Song In The Silence

Song In The Silence

Author : Elizabeth Kerner
Publisher : Tor Books
Genre : Fiction
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Lanen Kaelar has dreamed of dragons all her life. But not just dreaming, for Lanen believes in dragons. Her family mocks her that dragons are just a silly myth. A legend. But Lanen knows better. And she means to prove it. One day she sets out on a dangerous voyage ...

The Silence of Scheherazade

The Silence of Scheherazade

Author : Defne Suman
Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
Genre : Fiction
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Set in the ancient city of Smyrna, this historical novel follows the intertwining fates of four families as their peaceful city is ripped apart by the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire....

Regeneration

Regeneration

Author : Pat Barker
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Fiction
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A Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection The modern classic of contemporary war fiction - a Man Booker Prize-nominated examination of World War I and its deep legacy of human traumas. 'A brilliant novel. Intense and subtle' Peter Kemp, Sunday Times Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and ...

The Silence of Murder

The Silence of Murder

Author : Dandi Daley Mackall
Publisher : Ember
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sixteen-year-old Hope must defend her developmentally disabled brother (who has not spoken a word since he was 7 years old) when he is accused of murdering a beloved high school baseball coach....

Athena s Child

Athena s Child

Author : Hannah Lynn
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Mythology, Greek
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Daughter. Sister. Priestess. Protector. Son. Brother. Demi-God. Hero. Monsters. Gifted and burdened with beauty far beyond that of mere mortals, Medusa seeks sanctuary with the Goddess Athena. But when the lustful gaze of mighty Poseidon falls upon her, even the Temple of Athena cannot protect her. Young Perseus embarks on ...

The Silence of Bones

The Silence of Bones

Author : June Hur
Publisher : Square Fish
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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June Hur's elegant and haunting debut The Silence of Bones is a bloody YA historical mystery tale perfect for fans of Kerri Maniscalco and Renée Ahdieh. I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak; Ears, but I mustn't hear; Eyes, but I mustn't see. 1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned ...

The Silence of the Wilting Skin

The Silence of the Wilting Skin

Author : Tlotlo Tsamaase
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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In an African city, a nameless young woman living in the wards slowly begins to lose her identity: her skin color is peeling off, people are becoming invisible, and the city plans to destroy the train where they bury their dead. After the narrator is given a warning by her ...

Noonday

Noonday

Author : Pat Barker
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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A new novel from the Booker Prize winning Pat Barker, author of the Regeneration Trilogy, that unforgettably portrays London during the Blitz (her first portrayal of World War II) and reconfirms her place in the very top rank of British novelists. London, the Blitz, Autumn 1940. As the bombs fall on ...

The Girls Are All So Nice Here

The Girls Are All So Nice Here

Author : Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER Two former best friends return to their college reunion to find that they’re being circled by someone who wants revenge for what they did ten years before—and will stop at nothing to get it—in this shocking psychological thriller about ambition, toxic friendship, and deadly ...

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Author : Thomas Harris
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Genre : Fiction
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The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling classic, now with a note by author Thomas Harris revealing his inspiration for Hannibal Lecter. A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname—Buffalo Bill—is stalking particular women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom ...

The Silence of Trees

The Silence of Trees

Author : Valya Dudycz Lupescu
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Fiction
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In Chicago's Ukrainian Village, Nadya Lysenko has built her life on a foundation of secrets. When she was sixteen, Nadya snuck out of her house in Western Ukraine to meet a fortuneteller in the woods. She never expected it to be the last time she would see her family. Decades ...