The Fountains of Silence
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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 ...more
The subversive use of photography by the main character Daniel captures the fear, the unseen and the forbidden in Franco's Spain. The refer ...more
In this stunning novel, Ruta Sepetys illuminates the terror and cruelty Spain experienced under dictator Francisco Franco. Sepetys’ vivid characters, beautiful language, and suspenseful twists and turns held me captive and still fill my thoughts.
In 1957, eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson travels from Dallas, Texas to Madrid, Spain with his oil-wealthy parents to his mother’s homeland. He’s so ...more