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The Silent Barrier

The Silent Barrier by Louis Tracy
By: (1863-1928)

The Silent Barrier is a captivating novel that follows the story of a young couple, Andrew and Doris, as they navigate the challenges of their relationship amidst societal expectations and familial pressures. Louis Tracy's writing style is engaging and keeps the reader hooked from start to finish.

The characters are well-developed and relatable, each with their own struggles and desires that drive the plot forward. The themes of love, family, and societal norms are explored in a thought-provoking manner, making the reader reflect on their own beliefs and values.

The setting of the English countryside adds a charming backdrop to the story, painting a vivid picture of the idyllic landscape in which the characters interact. Tracy's descriptive prose creates a sense of immersion that transports the reader into the world of the novel.

Overall, The Silent Barrier is a beautifully written novel that offers a heartfelt portrayal of love and the barriers that can stand in its way. Tracy's storytelling is both poignant and insightful, making this book a must-read for fans of romance and drama.

Book Description:
The Silent Barrier is a story of mystery and romance with Charles K. Spencer, a well-to-do young American mining engineer, as main character. Drinking his water in a hotel in London one day, he overhears a conversation between two young women, one of whom speaks of going to Switzerland. He decides to play "fairy godfather" and send the comparatively poor, but most amicable other girl there, without her knowing anything of him, under the pretext of furthering her career as a writer for a scientific journal. However, the girl is shadowed on her journey by the mysterious Mr. Mark Bower. Convinced from the first that Bower is a rogue, Mr. Spencer decides to follow them to protect the girl...

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 3 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 5, 2013
Subject: Excellent
I enjoyed this immensely. Greatly detailed descriptions of Switzerland and its alps. It took me back to my visit there 40+ years ago. Highly recommended.
Reviewer: - August 22, 2013
Subject: Well narrated
Good story.
Reviewer: - February 13, 2013
Subject: Swiss adventure
Thoroughly entertaining and evocative of the delights of the mountains of Switzerland. Very well read.

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