Saving Mozart

Product Number: EB00393533
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781609451585
Publisher: Europa Editions
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Description

Raphael Jerusalmy's debut novel takes the form of the journal of Otto J. Steiner, a former music critic of Jewish descent suffering from tuberculosis in a Salzburg sanatorium in 1939. Drained by his illness and isolated in the gloomy sanatorium, Steiner finds solace only in music. He is horrified to learn that the Nazis' are transforming a Mozart festival into a fascist event. Steiner feels helpless at first, but an invitation from a friend presents him with an opportunity to fight back. Under the guise of organizing a concert for Nazi officials, Steiner formulates a plan to save Mozart that could dramatically change the course of the war.

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Author(s): Raphael Jerusalmy
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2013

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