The Silence (Paperback)
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Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2021

A missing woman

30 years ago, in the suffocating heat of a Sydney summer, the Greens' next-door neighbour Mandy disappeared without a trace.

A cold case reopened

In 1997, in a basement flat in Hackney, Isla Green is awakened by a call in the middle of the night: her father is under suspicion of Mandy's murder.

A devastating secret

How well does Isla know her father? Is he capable of doing something terrible? And is there another secret in their community - a conspiracy of silence which stretches deep into Australia's past?

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008361341
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


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'A riveting mystery, beautifully unwound. The Silence excavates dark, decades-old secrets buried in human hearts, in families and in nations. I read it in one weekend' - Erin Kelly

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“Imperfection perfectly captured.”

"A dozen Hail Marys and a biscuit," is the penance her granny hands out to a 4 year old Isla after she breaks her silence and confesses her darkest secret. Should the adult characters ever confess their... More

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“Excellently absorbing novel to pass the time in lockdown”

I am an unmitigated fool for a novel set in Australia as these novels have populated my favorites list with high frequency for the last couple of years. The Silence was no exception. Focusing on some of the darker... More

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“The Silence by Susan Allott”

I hugely enjoyed The Silence. It’s one of those rare novels that is both gripping and ethically important. The narrative perspective is brilliant – to show the forced removal of the children through the eyes of the... More

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