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The Quality of Silence

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
The gripping, moving story of a mother and daughter's quest to uncover a dark secret in the Alaskan wilderness, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sister and Afterwards.

Thrillingly suspenseful and atmospheric, The Quality of Silence is the story of Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, who arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile winter of the Alaskan tundra in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realizes that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and terrified, through an endless Alaskan night.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Like a breath of icy air, this relentlessly tense thriller is also a child's-eye family drama like none other. Not since Smilla’s Sense of Snow have I shivered like this." - Emma Donoghue

"With The Quality of Silence, Rosamund Lupton brings her sophisticated brand of suspense to a setting that might have attracted Jack London: the remote frontier of northern Alaska. An elegant, chilling read from a writer who continues to stretch the bounds of suspense." - William Landay

"I loved The Quality of Silence. It was scary, suspenseful and so exquisitely, evocatively written I often found myself shivering as if I were there in Alaska with Ruby and her mother. It was everything you want in a wonderful novel." - Liane Moriarty

"A taut psychological thriller ... The Quality of Silence will have your heart thumping. Lupton’s masterful pacing, riveting plotting, and keen understanding of grief make her a winning rival of Tana French and Val McDermid. Absolutely gripping." - Louise Penny


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Hardback Editions

May 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: The Quality Of Silence
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-4448-2817-7 / 978-1-4448-2817-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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March 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Quality of Silence
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-62899-887-3 / 978-1-62899-887-0 (USA edition)
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February 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-101-90367-8 / 978-1-101-90367-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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July 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Quality of Silence: The Richard and Judy and Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 0-349-40812-2 / 978-0-349-40812-5 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-101-90369-4 / 978-1-101-90369-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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December 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Quality of Silence: The Richard and Judy and Sunday Times bestseller
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ISBN: 0-349-40815-7 / 978-0-349-40815-6 (UK edition)
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Quality of Silence
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 0-349-40813-0 / 978-0-349-40813-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Audio Editions

November 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-5012-2110-8 / 978-1-5012-2110-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Quality of Silence, The
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-5012-2111-6 / 978-1-5012-2111-8 (USA edition)
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February 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-5012-2106-X / 978-1-5012-2106-4 (USA edition)
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February 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-5012-2107-8 / 978-1-5012-2107-1 (USA edition)
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February 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 1-5012-2108-6 / 978-1-5012-2108-8 (USA edition)
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February 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
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February 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
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July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
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July 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence
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Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence: A Novel
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
Publisher: Crown
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July 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Quality of Silence: The Richard and Judy and Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Rosamund Lupton
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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