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Sarah Quigley

3.76 of 5 Votes: 5
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http://www.sarahvquigley.com
 
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Books by Sarah Quigley
The Conductor (2011)
language
English
3.82 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Very enjoyable read. A beautifully crafted story made up of a blend of happy and sad events in the midst of the man-made human tragedy of war. By about half way through it had me tuning into Shostakovich on Grooveshark to listen to the 7th Symphony. I never listen to classical mu...
Sinfonia Leningrado (2011)
language
English
3.82 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Quigley takes HUGE license with her fictional interpretation of Shostakovich and his interactions with his colleagues in a changing Russia. However, the central character in the book, the conductor, is an interesting figure and Quigley develops his character in a sympathetic way...
Dirigent (2011)
language
English
3.82 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A really interesting read about Shostakovich's writing of his seventh symphony as the German army bombard Leningrad. There are three main characters Nikolai, a violinist, Elias the conductor of the radio orchestra, and Shostakovich himself. The author captures the tension and har...
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