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The Resource Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur, William Boyd

Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur, William Boyd

Label
Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur
Title
Love is blind
Title remainder
the rapture of Brodie Moncur
Statement of responsibility
William Boyd
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the Whitbread Award winning author of: A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award winning Restless, a sweeping, electrifying new novel set at the end of the 19th century that follows the fortunes of a young Scottish musician embarking across Europe and into the tumultuous, impassioned story of his life. When Brodie Moncur is offered a job in Paris, he seizes the chance to flee Edinburgh and his tyrannical clergyman father, and begin a wildly different chapter in his life. In Paris, a fateful encounter with a famous pianist abruptly alters his path--and irrevocably changes his future as it ignites an obsessive love affair with the beautiful Russian soprano, Lika Blum. From Paris to St. Petersburg and back to Edinburgh, Brodie cannot free himself of his love for Lika--nor of its increasingly dangerous consequences. A tale of dizzying passion and brutal revenge; of artistic endeavor and the illusions it can create; of the possibilities that life offers and the cruel speed with which they can be snatched away. At once an intimate portrait of one man's life and a vivid tapestry of the change and turbulence at the dawn of a new century, Love is Blind is a masterly novel from one of the most widely admired and acclaimed fiction writers at work today."--
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Summary
Accompanying a famed pianist on a tour from Paris to Saint Petersburg, a brilliant but haunted piano tuner risks everything to pursue a Russian soprano with ties to his employer
Storyline
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Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732604
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur, William Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1054786858
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780525655268
Lccn
2018015401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1054786858
Label
Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur, William Boyd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1054786858
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780525655268
Lccn
2018015401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1054786858

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