Read The Quality of Silence Online Free - On 24th November Yasmin and her deaf daughter Ruby arrived in Alaska.
Within hours they were driving alone across a frozen wilderness
Where nothing grows
Where no one lives
Where tears freeze
And night will last for another 54 days.
They are looking for Ruby's father.
Travelling deeper into a silent land.
They still cannot find him.
And someone is watching them in the dark.
|Title||:||The Quality of Silence|
|Number of Pages||:||384 pages|
September 01, 2016
$1.99 on kindle 9-1-2016
You have no idea how much I want to give out spoilers about this book!
I liked this book because it goes into things that are very important to me, but alas! NO SPOILERS! Well some MILD SPOILERS :-)
I fell in love with little Ruby right away. She is deaf and she's so smart...
January 03, 2016
3.5 It is not often that implausibility in a plot can be overcome, but this one did the nearly impossible. At least it did for me, the strong writing, the descriptions, the suspense and the ultimate warning about the high cost of our way of living and our constant need for oil.
Little Ruby was an...
January 23, 2016
I received The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton through NetGalley. Thank you to NetGalley, Crown Publishing, and to Rosamund Lupton.
To experience Alaska (and I've been there) is to truly know the meaning of biting, piercing, below-the-skin-surface cold. Rosamund Lipton envelops you with pure...
July 02, 2015
The Quality of Silence is a read that was worth waiting for (I’m a huge fan of Ms Lupton’s previous novels) and with this one she has taken a step up with some beautiful writing, an intense, chilly and emotional read that is utterly utterly gripping.
Ruby’s father is seemingly killed in a horrific...
January 23, 2016
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life.
I have struggled with how I should rate this book. I really liked a lot of things about this book but I had a few problems with it. I consider this to be a good book overall that I wouldn't have any problems recommending to most readers. I thi...
December 23, 2015
I've got to say, I was impressed by this book. I read her previous work Sister and while it wasn't bad, I didn't think it was that great. I'm really glad I gave this one a shot as it has much improved my opinion of her work!
I think my favorite aspect of this novel was the author's sheer talent fo...
February 29, 2016
A Beautiful Place. A Ridiculous Plot. - 3 Stars
Part of me feels that I may be a tad generous with a three star review. I had some issues with this book but on the other hand, there were elements that I found quite enjoyable and even enchanting. This novel holds the distinction as one of a few...
June 19, 2015
An evocative read that is haunting and chilling, quite literally, as it is set on the Alaskan Ice Road in the middle of winter with a monster storm brewing. Yasmine and her 10 year old daughter Ruby have just arrived in Alaska to meet husband Matt but is faced by the news that he has been killed...
June 18, 2015
In the Alaskan darkness Yasmin and her ten year old daughter Ruby arrived at the airport; after discovering the shocking facts about why he wasn’t there to meet them, Yasmin was determined to search for Matt, the husband and father whom they loved so dearly. Ruby had been deaf since birth; she wa...
June 18, 2015
I love snow, I love the cold weather I absolutely do. I am a winter baby, so this was lovely and chilling to read, I could imagine myself trekking through the snow, the cold the wet and the wind, gorgeous. Love it.
The atmospheric conditions and imagination in this read was enthralling and enticin...