Loading recommendations for you
Recommendations for you

Adding to Cart...

Added to Cart

Not Added

Item is in your Cart

View Cart

Not Added

There was a problem adding this item to Cart. Please try again later.
Sorry, we're having trouble showing recommendations right now. Please try again later.
Continue shopping
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 12 images

Silence: In the Age of Noise Hardcover – 2 Oct 2017

4.2 out of 5 stars 54 customer reviews

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover, 2 Oct 2017
$29.95

Get 90 days FREE of Amazon Music Unlimited
with the purchase of any eligible product. Shop now
click to open popover

Amazon Outlet Store
Shop thousands of discounted overstock products from Amazon Outlet Store Shop now

Product details

  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Viking; 1 edition (2 October 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780241309872
  • ISBN-13: 978-0241309872
  • ASIN: 0241309875
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 1.3 x 18.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 322 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 22,848 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product description

Review

As an explorer Erling Kagge is world class; as a writer he is equally gifted. This breathtaking, inspiring little book teaches us how to find precious moments of silence - whether we are crossing the Antarctic, climbing Everest, or on the train at rush hour (Sir Ranulph Fiennes)

Silence braces a space within which we can hear ourselves think. Quietly, wisely, it makes a case for dumbing the din of modern life, and learning to listen again. Drawing on the experiences of Kagge's extraordinary life in wild places, this is a book of great concentration (Robert Macfarlane)

Erling Kagge is a philosophical adventurer - or perhaps an adventurous philosopher (New York Times)

A breathtakingly beautiful, quietly life-changing book by the Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge, that shows us how to find perfect silence in our daily lives - however busy we are (Publisher's description)

Book Description

From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.

No customer reviews

5 star (0%) 0%
4 star (0%) 0%
3 star (0%) 0%
2 star (0%) 0%
1 star (0%) 0%

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.2 out of 5 stars 54 reviews
Gary Moreau, Author
4.0 out of 5 starsFinding silence in a loud world - the search within
23 December 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
48 people found this helpful
PapaBear615
5.0 out of 5 starsShhh! Be quiet and purchase this book!
17 January 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
31 people found this helpful
Wondering Wanderer:
5.0 out of 5 starsOf the many diverse books I’ve read in my 77 ...
23 March 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
29 people found this helpful
Dan Holden
5.0 out of 5 starsA beautiful read
6 December 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
17 people found this helpful
Mitch Smith
5.0 out of 5 starsThe sound of silence
30 November 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
15 people found this helpful