Adeline, a mute who takes refuge in a convent, haunted by memories of her past; Sebastien, a young Jewish banker whose love for the beautiful Isabelle will change the course of his life dramatically; Tristan, a nine-year-old boy whose family moves from Paris to settle in a village that is seemingly untouched by war. Utterly compelling and with a shocking true story at its core, The Silent Hours is an unforgettable portrayal of love and loss.
"A gripping mystery, with an epic sweep, The Silent Hours is...wonderfully assured." (Rowan Coleman)
"This skilfully woven story had me transfixed from the very first page. Cesca Major is an exciting new talent to watch." (Amanda Jennings)
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STORY OF LOVE AND LOSS
Excellent narration of a wonderful story.
When Adeline spoke.
Tears overwhelmed me at one point in the story....
Best book since A Prayer for Owen Meany. Loved it!