The bestselling gripping dystopian debut that everyone’s talking about!
by Christina Dalcher
Pub Date 21 Aug 2018
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‘Intelligent, suspenseful, provocative, and intensely disturbing – everything a great novel should be’ LEE CHILD
‘Extraordinary’ LOUISE O’NEILL
‘A truly compulsive novel.’ STYLIST
‘The book of the moment!’ MARIE CLAIRE
‘This book will blow your mind’ PRIMA
‘A petrifying reimagining of The Handmaid’s Tale’ ELLE
‘A fast-paced, twisting thriller that left me speechless.’ DAILY MAIL
‘A novel ripe for the #MeToo era’ VANITY FAIR
‘A dazzling debut.’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
‘Thought-provoking and thrilling. I was left speechless!’ WOMAN & HOMESilence can be deafening.
Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins.
Now the new government is in power, everything has changed. But only if you’re a woman.
Almost overnight, bank accounts are frozen, passports are taken away and seventy million women lose their jobs. Even more terrifyingly, young girls are no longer taught to read or write.
For herself, her daughter, and for every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice. This is only the beginning…
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