Christina Dalcher - Author

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Christina Dalcher earned her doctorate in theoretical linguistics from Georgetown University, specializing in the phonetics of sound change in Italian and British dialects. She and her husband split their time between the American South and Naples, Italy. VOX is her debut novel.

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Author: Christina Dalcher Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/08/2018

`This book will blow your mind.' PRIMA `Intelligent, suspenseful, provocative, and intensely disturbing - everything a great novel should be.' LEE CHILD `A novel ripe for the era of #MeToo.' VANITY FAIR `Thought-provoking and set to dominate dinner party chats.' COSMOPOLITAN `A dazzling debut.' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING `A truly compulsive novel.' STYLIST `Thought-provoking and thrilling. I was left speechless!' WOMAN & HOME `The book of the moment!' MARIE CLAIRE Silence can be deafening. Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins. Now the new government is in power, everything has changed. But only if you're a woman. Almost overnight, bank accounts are frozen, passports are taken away and seventy million women lose their jobs. Even more terrifyingly, young girls are no longer taught to read or write. For herself, her daughter, and for every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice. This is only the beginning... [100 WORD LIMIT REACHED]



Author: Christina Dalcher Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2018

In einer Welt, in der Frauen nur hundert Worter am Tag sprechen durfen, bricht eine das Gesetz. Das provozierende Uberraschungsdebut aus den USA, uber das niemand schweigen wird!Als die neue Regierung anordnet, dass Frauen ab sofort nicht mehr als hundert Worte am Tag sprechen durfen, will Jean McClellan diese wahnwitzige Nachricht nicht wahrhaben - das kann nicht passieren. Nicht im 21. Jahrhundert. Nicht in Amerika. Nicht ihr.Das ist der Anfang.Schon bald kann Jean ihren Beruf als Wissenschaftlerin nicht langer ausuben. Schon bald wird ihrer Tochter Sonia in der Schule nicht langer Lesen und Schreiben beigebracht. Sie und alle Madchen und Frauen werden ihres Stimmrechts, ihres Lebensmuts, ihrer Traume beraubt.Aber das ist nicht das Ende.Fur Sonia und alle entmundigten Frauen will Jean sich ihre Stimme zuruckerkampfen.

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