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The silent boy, Andrew Taylor

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The silent boy
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The silent boy
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Andrew Taylor
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eng
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Paris, 1792. Terror reigns as the city writhes in the grip of revolution. The streets run with blood as thousands lose their heads to the guillotine. Edward Savill, working in London as agent for a wealthy American, receives word that his estranged wife Augusta has been killed in France. She leaves behind ten-year-old Charles, who is brought to England to Charnwood Court, a house in the country leased by a group of emigre refugees. Savill is sent to retrieve the boy, though it proves easier to reach Charnwood than to leave. And only when Savill arrives there does he discover that Charles is mute. The boy has witnessed horrors beyond his years, but what terrible secret haunts him so deeply that he is unable to utter a word?
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Title
The silent boy
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Summary
After a mute 10-year-old boy loses his mother during the bloody French Revolution, his mother's estranged, London-based husband brings him to live in the English countryside and must determine what terrible secret haunts the boy so deeply
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10448627
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YVO
Dewey number
813
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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Andrew Taylor
The silent boy, Andrew Taylor

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