The SilentJack Dann
Fourteen-year-old Mundy McDowell's story is compelling and enlightening and constitutes one of the great indictments of the brutalities of war. A novel of unforgettable power and craftsmanship, "The Silent" will win over readers of literary fiction and fascinate history buffs as well.
Jack Dann (born 1945) is an American writer best known for his science fiction, an editor and a writing teacher, who has lived in Australia since 1994. He has published over seventy books, in the majority of cases as editor or co-editor of story anthologies in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. He has published nine novels, numerous shorter works of fiction, essays and poetry and his books have been translated into thirteen languages. His work, which includes fiction in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism and historical and alternative history genres, has been compared to Jorge Luis Borges, Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, J.G. Ballard and Philip K. Dick.
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