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Music and Silence
Music and Silence
Author: Rose Tremain
In the year 1629, a young English lutenist named Peter Claire arrives at the Danish court to join King Christian IV's royal orchestra. From the moment when he realizes that the musicians have to perform in a freezing cellar underneath the royal apartments, he understands that he's come to a place where the opposing states of light and da...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780374199890
ISBN-10: 0374199892
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 485
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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An beautifully written story of European royalty and those that served them. Told from the perspective of different characters, the story is intricate and full of insight into life. Rose Tremain weaves a story that is spellbinding!
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Beautifully, lyrically written--matching the music in the title.

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