A Life's Music

A Life's Music

Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 09/06/2003
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In a snowbound railway station deep in the Soviet Union, a stranded passenger comes across an old man playing the piano in the dark, silent tears rolling down his cheeks. Once on the train to Moscow he begins to tell his story: a tale of loss, love and survival that movingly illustrates the strength of human resilience.

'A novella to be read in a lunch hour and remembered for ever' Jilly Cooper, Books of the Year, Sunday Telegraph

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9780340820094
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Weight: 88g
  • Dimensions: 202 x 149 x 8 mm

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A Life's Music
A Life's Music
At 106 pages, this is a very short novel, but a very powerful and haunting one - Makine is a master at finding emotion in small details. This book opens ... READ MORE