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The Fountains of Silence

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
FROM CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNING AUTHOR RUTA SEPETYS

Madrid, 1957.

Daniel, young, wealthy and unsure of his place in the world, views the city through the lens of his camera.

Ana, a hotel maid whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco.

Lives and hearts collide as they unite to uncover the hidden darkness within the city.

A darkness that could engulf them all . . .

Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys once again shines light into one of history's darkest corners in this epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love and the hidden violence of silence.

**PRAISE FOR THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE**

'Ruta Sepetys is the finest writer of historical fiction working today.'
The Wall Street Journal

'Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction.'
Booklist

'Gripping.'
Publishers Weekly

'A stunning novel that exposes modern fascism and elevates human resilience.'
Kirkus

'An exemplary work of historical fiction.'
The Horn Book

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"Brutal. Beautiful. Honest." - Sabaa Tahir

"Ruta Sepetys is a master of historical fiction. In Salt to the Sea the hard truths of her herculean research are tempered with effortless, intimate storytelling, as her warm and human characters breathe new life into one of the world's most terrible and neglected tragedies." - Elizabeth Wein


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October 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Fountains of Silence (Thorndike Press Large Print Young Adult)
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 1-4328-7033-5 / 978-1-4328-7033-1 (USA edition)
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October 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 0-241-42187-X / 978-0-241-42187-1 (UK edition)
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October 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
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January 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
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ISBN: 0-241-42185-3 / 978-0-241-42185-7 (UK edition)
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September 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 0-14-242363-7 / 978-0-14-242363-9 (UK edition)
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October 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
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ISBN: 0-241-42223-X / 978-0-241-42223-6 (UK edition)
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October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 0-593-11558-9 / 978-0-593-11558-9 (USA edition)
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October 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 0-593-10566-4 / 978-0-593-10566-5 (USA edition)
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
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October 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
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October 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Fountains of Silence
Author(s): Ruta Sepetys
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