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A Half Forgotten Song

Author : Katherine Webb
ISBN : 9781409131458
Genre : Fiction
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From the bestselling author of The Legacy comes a powerful dual narrative, set between now and the 1930s, exploring the dark heart of obsessive love. For fans of Tracy Rees, Jenny Ashcroft and Rosanna Ley 1937 In a village on the Dorset coast, fourteen-year-old Mitzy Hatcher has had a wild and lonely upbringing - until the arrival of renowned artist Charles Aubrey, his exotic mistress and their daughters, changes everything. Over the next three summers, Mitzy glimpses a future she had never imagined, and a powerful love is kindled in her. A love that grows from innocence to obsession; from childish infatuation to something far more complex. Years later, a young man in an art gallery looks at a hastily drawn portrait and wonders at the intensity of it. The questions he asks lead him to a Dorset village and to the truth about those fevered summers in the 1930s... A Half Forgotten Song is an absorbing and intoxicating mystery around a love that takes hold and won't let go. Your favourite authors love Katherine Webb's novels: 'An enormously talented writer' Santa Montefiore 'Webb has a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart and exploring the truth of love' Kate Williams 'Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful' Elizabeth Fremantle 'A truly gifted writer of historical fiction' Lucinda Riley 'Katherine's writing is rich, vivid and evocative' Iona Grey

The Beautiful The Broken Down And The Half Forgotten Songs For Singers

Author : Therese Smith
ISBN : OCLC:1107152745
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The Forgotten Beasts Of Eld

Author : Patricia A. McKillip
ISBN : 9781616962791
Genre : Fiction
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World Fantasy Award-Winner First time available in an e-book edition "Rich and regal." —The New York Times Young Sybel, the heiress of powerful wizards, needs the company of no-one outside her gates. In her exquisite stone mansion, she is attended by exotic, magical beasts: Riddle-master Cyrin the boar; the treasure-starved dragon Gyld; Gules the Lyon, tawny master of the Southern Deserts; Ter, the fiercely vengeful falcon; Moriah, feline Lady of the Night. Sybel only lacks the exquisite and mysterious Liralen, which continues to elude her most powerful enchantments. But Sybel's solitude is to be shattered when a desperate soldier arrives bearing a mysterious child. Soon Sybel will discover that the world of men is full of love, deceit, and the temptations of vast power.

The Killing Song

Author : P. J. Parrish
ISBN : 9781451651355
Genre : Fiction
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When journalist Matt Owen's sister, Mandy, comes to visit him in Miami Beach, she disappears from a crowded dance floor and is later found dead. A grisly song downloaded onto her iPod seems to be the only clue about her murderer. Along with French detective Eve Bellamont, Matt travels through Europe following a chain of musical clues on the journey to find Mandy's killer.

Music Analysis In The Nineteenth Century Volume 2 Hermeneutic Approaches

Author : Ian Bent
ISBN : 052167347X
Genre : Music
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Newly translated writings of nineteenth-century music critics and theorists, including Wagner and Berlioz.

Digging The Vein

Author : Tony O'Neill
ISBN : 9780976657910
Genre : Fiction
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On a relentless Los Angeles summer day, a man walks barefoot over broken glass and melting tarmac to meet his connection, praying his line of credit will be extended to one more balloon of heroin. He's alone, penniless, wrecked by violent withdrawals, and last night he robbed a crack dealer before abandoning his apartment. Welcome to Hollywood, and welcome to Digging the Vein. Tony O'Neill's debut is based on his own experiences as an addict and side-man to acts as diverse as the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Kenickie, and Marc Almond. Through the eyes of his anonymous narrator, see what few tourists ever will: the needle exchanges, methadone clinics, short let motels, and scoring spots beneath the wings of the City of Los Angeles.


Author : Jonathan Lee
ISBN : 9781409038955
Genre : Fiction
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In a sparkling glass office in London’s Square Mile – a place bursting with flirtations, water-cooler confrontations and dangerous amounts of abject boredom – talented young lawyer Joy Stephens falls forty feet onto a marble floor. In the shadow of this baffling event, the lives of those closest to her begin to collide and change in unexpected ways...

The Concert Song Companion

Author : Charles Osborne
ISBN : 9781475700497
Genre : Music
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W HAT I H A V E attempted in this book is a survey of song; the kind of song which one finds variously described as 'concert', 'art', or sometimes even 'classical song'. 'Concert song' seems the most useful, certainly the least inexact or misleading, of some descriptions, especially since 'art song' sounds primly off putting, and 'classical song' really ought to be used only to refer to songs written during the classical period, i. e. the 18th century. Concert song clearly means the kind of songs one hears sung at concerts or recitals. Addressing myself to the general music-lover who, though he possesses no special knowledge of the song literature, is never theless interested enough in songs and their singers to attend recitals of Lieder or of songs in various languages, I have naturally confined myself to that period of time in which the vast majority of these songs was composed, though not necessarily only to those composers whose songs have survived to be remembered in recital programmes today. I suppose this to be roughly the three centuries covered by the years 1650-1950, though most of the songs we, as audiences, know and love were composed in the middle of this period, in other words in the 19th century.

Reverberating Song In Shakespeare And Milton

Author : Erin Minear
ISBN : 9781409435457
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Offering a new perspective on two major authors, Minear explores Shakespeare's and Milton's fascination with the idea of language infiltrated by music and reproducing not so much the formal or sonic properties of music as its effects on minds and memories. She reveals that many of the qualities that seem to us characteristically 'Shakespearean' stem from Shakespeare's engagement with how music works-and that Milton was deeply influenced by this aspect of Shakespearean poetics.

The Isle Of Stone

Author : Nicholas Nicastro
ISBN : 9781101099988
Genre : Fiction
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