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y separately published work icon Daughter of Silence single work   novel   crime  
First known date: 1961 Issue Details: First known date: 1961... 1961 Daughter of Silence
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'At high noon on a hot summers day, a beautiful young woman shoots the mayor dead.

'So begins a story of passion and betrayal in a Quiet Tuscan village, leading to a sensational trial. The defence team, headed by the brilliant but unhappy Carlo Rienzi, uncovers a sinister conspiracy of silence that threatens to split the community.

'Can Carlo persuade the judge to grant clemency in what appears to be an open-and-shut case? Can the law intervene in the brutal tradition of vendetta?'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Notes

  • Dedication: For Hilda
  • Epigraph: Alta vendetta d'alto silenzio e figlia/ Noble vengeance is the daughter of deep silence./ (Alfieri: La Congiura de' Pazzi, Act 1. Sc. 1.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      Heinemann ,
      1961 .
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      Extent: 274p.
      Reprinted: 1965
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      William Morrow ,
      1961 .
      image of person or book cover 539535018256203687.png
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 275p.
      Reprinted: 1963
      Note/s:
      • Additional Epigraph: 'Vendetta, bocon' di Dio. Vengeance--a morsel for God' - Italian proverb.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Dell ,
      1963 .
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      This image has been sourced from Goodreads.
      Extent: 256p.
      Reprinted: 1968
    • London,
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      England,
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      Pan ,
      1963 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 224p.
    • London,
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      Fontana ,
      1963 .
      Extent: 224p.
      ISBN: 0006143164
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Ulverscroft ,
      1969 .
      Extent: 429p.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Devil's Advocate; The Second Victory / Backlash; Daughter of Silence; The Salamader; The Shoes of the Fisherman Morris West , London : Heinemann , 1977 Z1407191 1977 selected work novel London : Heinemann , 1977 pg. 337-480
    • Sevenoaks, Kent,
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      England,
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      Coronet ,
      1985 .
      Extent: 223p.
      ISBN: 0340377674-
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Mandarin ,
      1995 .
      Extent: 273p.
      ISBN: 0749318406
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 288p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760297596, 9781760638306
Alternative title: La Fille du silence
Language: French

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

'Vox Populi?' The Image of Psychiatry in Australian Literature Michael Dudley , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Left, Right or Centre? Psychiatry and the Status Quo 1990; (p. 1-25)
Daughter of Silence 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Survey of Contemporary Literature 1977; (p. 1727-1730)
Morris West Tells Us How Morris West , 1963 single work
— Appears in: Readers Review , March vol. 10 no. 5 1963; (p. 4)
West Wind Peter Hastings , 1963 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 July vol. 85 no. 4353 1963; (p. 41-42)
The Wisdom of the West J. H. Reid , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January vol. 1 no. 3 1962; (p. 33)

— Review of Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel
[Review] Low Company Dorothy Auchterlonie , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , Autumn vol. 6 no. 2 1962; (p. 83-84,86)

— Review of La Bora Philip Jones , 1961 single work novel ; Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel ; Low Company Hugh Atkinson , 1961 single work novel ; The Fringe Dwellers Nene Gare , 1961 single work novel
Untitled Harry Hearson , 1961 single work review
— Appears in: John O'London's Weekly , 26 October 1961; (p. 467)

— Review of Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel
Untitled Francis Hope , 1961 single work review
— Appears in: Encounter , vol. 17 no. 6 1961;

— Review of Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel
Untitled W.G.S. , 1961 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , vol. 26 no. 1961; (p. 172-173)

— Review of Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel
Making Silence Golden Peter Hastings , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 January vol. 83 no. 4274 1962; (p. 31)

— Review of Daughter of Silence Morris West , 1961 single work novel
Daughter of Silence 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Survey of Contemporary Literature 1977; (p. 1727-1730)
West Wind Peter Hastings , 1963 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 July vol. 85 no. 4353 1963; (p. 41-42)
'Vox Populi?' The Image of Psychiatry in Australian Literature Michael Dudley , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Left, Right or Centre? Psychiatry and the Status Quo 1990; (p. 1-25)
Morris West Tells Us How Morris West , 1963 single work
— Appears in: Readers Review , March vol. 10 no. 5 1963; (p. 4)
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