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The year of silence

by Madison Smartt Bell

  • 283 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Suicide victims -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMadison Smartt Bell.
      SeriesContemporary American fiction
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.E517 Y4 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2045768M
      ISBN 100140115331
      LC Control Number88022819

      " A Fifty-Year Silence is one of those exceedingly rare books that touches you deep down - page by page - through the rawness of its story and its sheer insight. The extraordinary quality of the prose, the elegance of the storytelling, and the genius with which Miranda Richmond Mouillot has laid down the twists and turns make this a book to. Silence Summary. Father Rodrigues and Father Garrpe have just received bad news: their former teacher, Father Ferreira, has renounced his faith after being captured by the Japanese government. Upset and confused, the two priests decide to defy the country's ban on Christianity to learn the truth themselves.

        The Silence of the Lambs exhibits every quality of a well conceived and executed horror film; it has likable characters, building dread, stylized cinematography and disturbing concepts. There is on-screen violence (including a brutal beating) but most is only hinted at, via gruesome stories and brief glimpses of crime photos.4/5. Book club reader. I am so pleased and honored you have chosen A Fifty-Year Silence for your book club. Below is a list of questions to get the ball rolling if you’d like them. In order to provide reading groups with the most informed and thought-provoking questions possible, it is necessary to reveal certain aspects of the story.

      "The Years of Silence" is the name given to the period of time between the last of the Old Testament prophets and the arrival of Jesus in the New Testament. It began with Malachi's prediction of Elijah's return (Malachi ) circa BC and ended with its metaphorical fulfillment: the coming of John the Baptist circa 6—4 BC. “The Crime and the Silence is an astonishing act of investigation and documentation A terrifying and necessary book, unsparing in its detail, but deeply heartening as an act of historical reclamation.” —Julian Barnes “Bikont combines the persistence and energy of a journalist with the humanity and care of a poet.” —Timothy Snyder.


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