The Quality of Silence

  • by Rosamund Lupton
  • Narrated by Fiona Hardingham
  • 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The gripping, moving story of a mother and daughter's quest to uncover a dark secret in the Alaskan wilderness, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sister and Afterwards.
Thrillingly suspenseful and atmospheric, The Quality of Silence is the story of Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, who arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile winter of the Alaskan tundra in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realizes that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and terrified, through an endless Alaskan night.
Written in breathtaking, pitch-perfect prose, The Quality of Silence explores the powerful love of a family and the very limits of human resilience.

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Alaskan Meltdown

If you are seeking an Alaskan adventure read CALL OF THE WILD. Jack London is hair raising stimulation compared to this tepid narrative, grounded in evil fracking, and as cold and empty as the ice road it travels. Monotonous and mind numbing.
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- Kenneth L. Dowe "Ken Dowe"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-16-2016
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio