The Fountains of Silence




      The Fountains of Silence
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. New Download [ The Fountains of Silence ] Author [ Ruta Sepetys ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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 countries and have received over forty literary prizes.Forinformation

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  • Hardcover
  • 512 pages
  • The Fountains of Silence
  • Ruta Sepetys
  • English
  • 11 January 2018
  • 0399160310

10 thoughts on “ The Fountains of Silence

  1. Paromjit says:

    Ruta Sepetys paints a richly descriptive and historically detailed picture of post war Spain under the fascist dictator, General Franco It is 1957, and Spain is desperate for money and to facilitate this, is welcoming tourists to the country 18 year old American Daniel Matheson is staying at a luxury hotel with his family, his father is an oil tycoon looking to make a deal with Franco s regime Spain is the country of Daniel s mother, and he is looking to explore it, with every intent of looki Ruta Sepetys paints a richly descriptive and historically detailed picture of post war Spain under the fascist dictator, General Franco It is 1957, and Spain is desperate for money and to facilitate this, is welcoming tourists to the country 18 year old American Daniel Matheson is staying at a luxury hotel with his family, his father is an oil tycoon looking...

  2. Alex& says:

    Do you realize the lengths I would go to for a copy of this book I NEED THIS SO BADLY

  3. Hannah Greendale says:

    Congested, sacharrine, and melodramatic.

  4. Emily May says:

    ARC provided in exchange for honest review

  5. Nenia ☠️ Hecka Wicked ☠️ Campbell says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterest A while back, I read another book called Ruta Sepetys, called OUT OF THE EASY, a work of young adult historical fiction set in 1950s New Orleans It had the potential to be an interesting book, but the lazy, meandering pace lack of action and reliance on an almost entirely character driven story made for some tough readin I hoped that THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE, with its intriguing premise of characters struggling to exist under the mil Instagram Twitter ...

  6. Belkiss Misa says:

    My body and soul are ready

  7. Alicia says:

    Having had twelve hours to process the book after reading it in the span of twenty four hours including a car ride and I don t read in the car because well, motion sickness, but there are just times where that needs to be overcome , I can now write a review that consists ofthan hearts and exclamation points Picking stories that represent dark times in our global history is likely the easiest part, but deciding to tell it with the emotional strength and depth required can only be trusted Having had twelve hours to process the book after reading it in the span o...

  8. Bitchin& says:

    My favorite Ruta Sepetys yet The last third of it had me sobbing regularly SOBBING, I SAY BIG FAT BITTERSWEET TEARS.

  9. Misfit says:

    I don t normally read YA, but when I was offered an ARC and saw how how popular this author was, I decided to go for it The setting is 1950s Spain under the rule of General Francisco Franco The hero, 18 year old Daniel Matheson arrives with his parents as his father conducts whatever business Texas oil tycoons do They stay at a swanky hotel that is popular with the Hollywood type set Many famous names are dropped throughout the story say too many names Anyway, Daniel meets up with hotel e I don t normally read YA, but when I was offered an ARC and saw how how popular this author was, I decided to go for it The setting is 1950s Spain under the rule of General Francisco Franco The hero, 18 year old Daniel Matheson arrives with his parents as his father conducts whatever business Texas oil tycoons do They stay at a swanky hotel that is popular with the Hollywood type set Many famous names are dropped throughout the story say too many ...

  10. ♠️ TABI ♠️ says:

    F I N A L L Y and ohhhhhhhhh look at that cover

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