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The Story of Silence

by Alex Myers

Hardback £14.99
Published 9th July 2020, 464 pages
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Description

A knightly fairy tale of royalty and dragons, of midwives with secrets and dashing strangers in dark inns. Taking the original French legend as his starting point, The Story of Silence is a rich, multilayered new story for today’s world - sure to delight fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale.

There was once, long ago, a foolish king who decreed that women should not, and would not, inherit. Thus when a girl-child was born to Lord Cador - Merlin-enchanted fighter of dragons and Earl of Cornwall - he secreted her away: to be raised a boy so that the family land and honour would remain intact.

That child’s name was Silence.

Silence must find their own place in a medieval world that is determined to place the many restrictions of gender and class upon them. With dreams of knighthood and a lonely heart to answer, Silence sets out to define themselves.

Soon their silence will be ended.

Details

The Story of Silence
by Alex Myers

ISBN
9780008352684

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
July 9, 2020

Dimensions
24.0cm x 15.9cm x 4.0cm

Page count
464 pages