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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 30 August 2018
  • ISBN : 9780241983218
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 30 voters

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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 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.

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The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • ISBN : 9780241983218
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Silence of the Girls

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

The Women of Troy

The Women of Troy
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2021-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780385546706
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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 home with the spoils of an endless war—including the women of Troy themselves. They await a fair wind for the Aegean. It does not come, because the gods are

The Woman Who Ran

The Woman Who Ran
  • Author : Sam Baker
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • ISBN : 9780007500390
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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
  • Release Date : 2003-03-14
  • ISBN : 9780312871345
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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 to the remote West to find the land of the True Dragons. What she discovers is a land of real dragons more beautiful—and surprising—than any dream she could

Regeneration

Regeneration
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2008-05-01
  • ISBN : 9780141906430
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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 army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to

The Silence of Scheherazade

The Silence of Scheherazade
  • Author : Defne Suman
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-08-19
  • ISBN : 9781800246980
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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.

The Silence of Murder

The Silence of Murder
  • Author : Dandi Daley Mackall
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9780375872938
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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.

Out of the Silence

Out of the Silence
  • Author : Wendy James
  • Publisher : Pan
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01
  • ISBN : 9781743342039
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Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006 I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can. 'Oh, please, don't run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.' 'What we are suggesting is nothing,' the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the door and into the brightly lit hall. 'Nothing. Far worse can happen.' Far worse. I have a baby,

The Silent Girls

The Silent Girls
  • Author : Dylan Young
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release Date : 2018-01-19
  • ISBN : 9781786813152
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The Silence Slips In

The Silence Slips In
  • Author : Alison Hughes
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781459817081
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When the party's over and the baby finally falls asleep, when the dog is all barked out and the screens are dark, the Silence pads in on soft, furry feet. A warm, comforting presence, the Silence curls up in a sun-beam like a cuddly cat and helps you read, think and be still. The Silence is friends with the Dark. Together they soothe the jagged edges left when the Noise has rolled on and gently launch the boats of your

Noonday

Noonday
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-03-08
  • ISBN : 9780143198239
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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 blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke races from bomb sites to hospitals trying to save the lives of injured survivors, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, while her husband

The Silence of Bones

The Silence of Bones
  • Author : June Hur
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • ISBN : 1250763673
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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 sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.” Indentured to the police bureau, she’s been tasked with assisting a well-respected young inspector with

The Silence of the Wilting Skin

The Silence of the Wilting Skin
  • Author : Tlotlo Tsamaase
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-05-20
  • ISBN : 1939056179
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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 grandmother's dreamskin, things begin to fall apart. Struggling to hold onto a fluctuating reality, she prescribes herself insomnia in a desperate attempt to save her family.

Athena's Child

Athena's Child
  • Author : Hannah Lynn
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 9798703200018
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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 a seemingly impossible quest. Equipped with only bravado and determination, his only chance of success lays in the hands of his immortal siblings. Medusa and Perseus soon become pawns of

Toby's Room

Toby's Room
  • Author : Pat Barker
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • ISBN : 9780385535021
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From Booker Prize winner Pat Barker, a masterful novel that portrays the staggering human cost of the Great War. Admirers of her Regeneration Trilogy as well as fans of Downton Abbey and War Horse will be enthralled. With Toby’s Room, a sequel to her widely praised previous novel Life Class, the incomparable Pat Barker confirms her place in the pantheon of Britain’s finest novelists. This indelible portrait of a family torn apart by war focuses on Toby Brooke,