A History of Silence: A Family Memoir
A History of Silence is a touching memoir about a country and a landscape. It's about the devastation in Christchurch after the 2011 earthquake and the faultlines that this event opened up in Lloyd Jones' understanding of his own family. It's about how easily we erase from our history, the stories that we find inconvenient.
In his typically lyrical and engaging prose, Jones embarks on a journey of discovery. On this journey he finds out more about his country and the landscape that surrounds him, but he also uncovers the truth about his family. This truth is completely
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His book is a knockout, a fresh immaculately paced study of the process by which old information becomes new, and one of the bravest and best-written memoirs I have read
Throughout this brilliant memoir, the ultimate impact of the