A Shattering of Silence

Farida Karodia - Author

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ISBN 9780143026471 | 256 pages | 23 May 2012 | Penguin Global | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Eight-year-old Faith’s life is shattered when she witnesses a massacre in her village in rural Mozambique. She escapes, but loses everything—her parents, her home, her identity and her voice. A Shattering of Silence charts Faith’s quest to find a place for herself in war-torn Mozambique, where she is caught between the white colonials and the local resistance. Karodia’s fast-moving novel undermines traditional views of the role of women and the nature of resistance. It is a spirited response to the brutalizing effects of war.

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