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The Splendor of Silence by Indu Sundaresan

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Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSneha Mathan (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8107468M
ISBN 10078616333X
ISBN 109780786163335
OCLC/WorldCa71752429

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The Splendor of Silence is very interesting and at times quite sad. It opens with Olivia, daughter of Sam and Mila, receiving a trunk from India. There is a letter for her from Jai who loved her mother and married her. Mila loved Sam but circumstances separate them. The background is India at the outset of getting its independence/5(24). The Zohar, a book of splendor, was written down, gathered, likely conceived and created by Moses de Leon in 13th century in Spain. It's a biggie -- many volumes. Scholem introduces 34 short essays, sermons, interpretations, homilies or riffs on Torah (first five books of /5. Having read this author before and loving her books, I was really looking forward to The Splendor of Silence by Indu Sundaresan. Unfortunately, I wasn't as pleased with this book as I had hoped. There's a lot going on, it's partly a historical history, partly a love story, an partly a mystery/5(5). Set in India during four searing pre-monsoon days in May , The Splendor of Silence is internationally bestselling author Indu Sundaresan's most unforgettable accomplishment yet, merging her Indian and American backgrounds into a heartrending tale of love and clashing cultures in a time of war. Sam Hawthorne, a twenty-five-year-old U.S. Army captain, arrives at 4/5(1).