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Author Boyd, William, 1952- author.

Title Love is blind : the rapture of Brodie Moncur / William Boyd.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Fiction    FIC BOYD,W    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC BOYD,W    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Fiction    FIC BOYD,W    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Allendale Branch On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Lamanda Park Branch On Order.
Edition First American edition.
Description 369 pages ; 25 cm
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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."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Piano technicians -- Fiction.
Pianists -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Love stories.
Other Editions: Reproduction of (manifestation): Boyd, William, 1952- Love is blind London : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2018 9780241295939
ISBN 9780525655268 : $26.95
0525655263 : $26.95
9780525655275 (ebook)

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