A Book of Silence Book

After a noisy upbringing as one of six children, and adulthood as a vocal feminist and mother, the author began to crave silence. She has spent periods of silence in the Sinai desert, the Australian bush, and the Isle of Skye. This book interweaves these experiences with the history of silence through fairy-tale and myth.Read More

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    The critically acclaimed memoir of a search for silence that achieved a surprise success much noisier than its subject.

  • Foyles

    Meditative reflections upon times spent in isolation in Sinai desert, the Australian bush and on the Isle of Skye.

  • 1847081517
  • 9781847081513
  • Sara Maitland
  • 3 August 2009
  • Granta Books
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 320

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