‘Intelligent, suspenseful, provocative, and intensely disturbing – the whole lot a great novel must be’ LEE CHILD
‘Atypical’ LOUISE O’NEILL
‘A really 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 used to be left speechless!’ WOMAN & HOME
Silence can also be deafening.
Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. To any extent further, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins.
Now the new government is in power, the whole lot has changed. But provided that 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 each woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice. That is only the beginning…
[100 WORD LIMIT REACHED]