- 512 pages
- The Fountains of Silence
- Ruta Sepetys
- 28 September 2018 Ruta Sepetys
Madrid, 1957 Under The Fascist Dictatorship Of General Francisco Franco, Spain Is Hiding A Dark Secret Meanwhile, Tourists And Foreign Businessmen Flood Into Spain Under The Welcoming Guise Of Sunshine And Wine Among Them Is Eighteen Year Old Daniel Matheson, The Son Of A Texas Oil Tycoon, Who Arrives In Madrid With His Parents Hoping To Connect With The Country Of His Mother S Birth Through The Lens Of His Camera Photography And Fate Introduce Him To Ana, Whose Family S Interweaving Obstacles Reveal The Lingering Grasp Of The Spanish Civil War As Well As Chilling Definitions Of Fortune And Fear Daniel S Photographs Leave Him With Uncomfortable Questions Amidst Shadows Of Danger He Is Backed Into A Corner Of Decisions To Protect Those He Loves Lives And Hearts Collide, Revealing An Incredibly Dark Side To The Sunny Spanish City.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, Repercussions Of War, And The Hidden Violence Of Silence Inspired By The True Post War Struggles Of Spain.
1 New York Times Bestselling Author and Winner of the Carnegie Medal.Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers The daughter of a refugee, Ruta is drawn to underrepresented stories of strength through struggle and hopes to give voice to those who weren t able to tell their story Her award winning historical novels are published in over fifty c