The Silent Woman A rapturous novel of love longing and exile The Silent Woman depicts a woman s life against a backdrop of war and political turmoil Sylva half Czech and half German is born into an aristocratic fa

  • Title: The Silent Woman
  • Author: Monika Zgustová
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  • Page: 259
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  • A rapturous novel of love, longing and exile, The Silent Woman depicts a woman s life against a backdrop of war and political turmoil Sylva, half Czech and half German, is born into an aristocratic family and lives outside Prague She marries a man she doesn t love and is seduced by the joyful madness of Paris in the 1920s When the Nazis force her to state her loyalty, sA rapturous novel of love, longing and exile, The Silent Woman depicts a woman s life against a backdrop of war and political turmoil Sylva, half Czech and half German, is born into an aristocratic family and lives outside Prague She marries a man she doesn t love and is seduced by the joyful madness of Paris in the 1920s When the Nazis force her to state her loyalty, she yields, not realising how this decision will haunt the rest of her life Later in communist Prague, Sylva is destitute When she learns a long lost love was sent to the Gulags, she goes searching for him.

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    About "Monika Zgustová"

    1. Monika Zgustová

      Monika Zgustov es una escritora y traductora checo espa ola Los temas de su obra de ficci n giran alrededor del exilio, la p rdida de la identidad y la vida ntima de las personas en tiempos del totalitarismo.

    754 thoughts on “The Silent Woman”

    1. I don't think I have ever read such a heavy (content-wise) novel so quickly, but I couldn't put this book down, reading for hours at a time and having to force myself to stop periodically to do other things. That said, it was also a difficult book to read--it was heartbreaking, a book that I'll have a hard time getting over. Even hours after finishing it, it still weighs heavy on my mind (and in my heart). But this was an astute and beautiful book, engaging from the first page to the last, with [...]


    2. A hard book to read and like, very dark, difficult. In the category of books I generally like - eastern European, about the world wars and the time between and after them, in translation, by a woman and about the life of a woman - I do wonder if it lost something (more than usual) in the translation. Could find no reviews of it on-line and do wonder what other readers made of it. Sylva is born into aristocracy and privilege, half-German and half-Czech, living in a castle outside Prague with a ne [...]


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