Shtum Jem Lester
Ten-year-old Jonah lives in a world of his own.
He likes colours and feathers and the feel of fresh air on his skin.
He dislikes sudden loud noises and any change to his daily routine.
Jonah has never spoken, yet somehow he communicates better than all of the adults in his life.
Inspired by the author’s experiences with his own son, SHTUM is a novel about three generations of a family learning to get along.