A Pocket of Silence

On her sixteenth birthday, Caroline returned to Mariston It wasn t nostalgia that made her return She knew that her old house would be the same And that the queer sign in front of The Lacemakers Rest would still be there.She returned because she had the uneasy feeling that she d left someone behind.Caroline planned to stay in Mariston for three days That was before shOn her sixteenth birthday, Caroline returned to Mariston It wasn t nostalgia that made her return She knew that her old house would be the same And that the queer sign in front of The Lacemakers Rest would still be there.She returned because she had the uneasy feeling that she d left someone behind.Caroline planned to stay in Mariston for three days That was before she met Zilia, a strange young girl who claimed she was a lacemaker Caroline knew she d seen Zilia before When one examines the past, one comes on odd pockets of silence The bookseller had warned Caroline Caroline comes to realize, with chilling certainty, that Zilia had lived a long time ago.
A Pocket of Silence On her sixteenth birthday Caroline returned to Mariston It wasn t nostalgia that made her return She knew that her old house would be the same And that the queer sign in front of The Lacemakers Rest

  • Title: A Pocket of Silence
  • Author: Barbara C. Freeman
  • ISBN: 9780525372103
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. I have always liked A Haunting Air, by the same author and was delighted when I was able to buy a copy at long last. That's why I jumped at the chance to get A Pocket of Silence when it was offered on a sales list. I loved it. It has so many elements I like, and it is so beautifully and gracefully written that I could hardly fail to love it. On her sixteenth birthday, Caroline decides on the spur of the moment to go back to the town where she was born and where she lived until her mother died wh [...]

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