The Weight Of Silence - Heather Gudenkauf

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Fiction - Crime - ISBN: 0778303691

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“Uncomfortable silences”

published 09/07/2010

Proan easy and enjoyable enough read

Conslacked impact, didn't make a lasting impression on...

When two seven year old girls go missing from their houses on the same night, most of the town are frantically searching for them and all are under suspicion. One of the girls, Callie, suffers from selective mutism brought on by an event as a toddler that goes unexplained for most of the story...

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“Silence...”

published 31/08/2010

ProGreat read

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I saw this book in Asda in the 3 for £10 range and was initially drawn to it as the story contains a girl with selective mutism. Being a student speech therapist this particularly interested me so I decided to buy it and give it a go. Calli and Petra are best friends. They are both 7 years old...

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“Silence Is Golden?”

published 05/08/2010

Proa light read

Consvery average

Seven year old Calli Clark has not talked since she was four and she witnessed her mother Antonia give birth to a stillborn daughter after she was thrown down the stairs by her violent husband Griff. Calli has only one friend, her school mate Petra who seems to know what Calli is thinking and...

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Excellent

ProA fantastic read!!

ConsIt had to end!

What a book. I have to write this review while it's still fresh in my mind. I am a keen reader, mainly of fiction. Although I do not have one set genre that I prefer, I do like this type of drama/life kind of novel. I have to admit I am not easily pleased, I like a book to transport me to another...

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