1782277226
Hardback:The ghost of Frederic Chopin / Eric Faye ; translated by Sam Taylor.:2021 Hardback The ghost of Frederic Chopin / Eric Faye ; translated by Sam Taylor.
The ghost of Frederic Chopin / Eric Faye ; translated by Sam Taylor.
Author: Faye, Eric,
Author: Taylor, Sam, 1970-
Publication year: 2021
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781782277224 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Translated from the French.
A bewitching Prague-set mystery about a woman who claims to transcribe music from the ghost of Chopin. An intricately plotted mystery and an engrossing story imbued with the foggy atmosphere of post-Communist Prague, the third book in the Walter Presents Library is a bewitching mystery about a woman who claims to transcribe music from the ghost of Chopin.Prague, 1995: Vera Foltynova, a widow in her late 50s, claims to receive visits from the ghost of great composer Frederic Chopin. What's more, she declares that Chopin has dictated dozens of compositions to her, to allow the world to hear the sublime music he was unable to create in his own short life. Many dismiss her story as a ridiculous hoax, while others swear that the music has the same beauty and refinement as the work of the dead master.Ludvik Slany, a secret police agent-turned-television journalist, is assigned to make a documentary debunking Vera's claims. He arrives in Prague ready to uncover a scam, but the more he subt
Series title: Walter presents
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