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Rita Charbonnier

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"Charbonnier’s dialogue in this debut novel is lively, while her narrative voice is wonderfully droll at times, moving at others. Her characters, ranging from a baron who spouts bad poetry to the mercurial Mozart, are vivid..."
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"Combining an extraordinary capacity for psychological acuteness and a passion for music, in this excellent book Charbonnier fathoms the depths of complex emotional dynamics, grasping the hidden meanings within..."
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Rita Charbonnier lives in Rome. She has studied piano and opera singing and is a former musical theatre actress. MOZART'S SISTER is her first novel.

Maria Anna, known as Nannerl, and her younger brother Wolfgang Amadeus were both musical geniuses – and had a strong connection during their childhood. In the second half of the 18th century, however, women were prevented from realizing their potential by societal strictures. This is the framework mapped out in the novel by the Italian Rita Charbonnier, Nannerl, la hermana de Mozart, now publi...

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Mozart's Sister
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Dorsaf Thanks so much for including me among your friends:)
Very pleased to meet you:)
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Thanks for joining my group. I hope to hear from you real soon...

Congratulations on your book doing so well. Keep the creative juices flowing...! :D

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Nadia Hi Rita,

Thanks for being apart of my circle of friends. I'm also glad you find the A&BP site useful!

Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)


Kristin Thanks for taking the time out Rita! Bless you!

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Kemmy Hi Rita, I'm so glad!
Very nice to have you as my friend!
It's a wonderful gift to have friends around the globe.

Love always,

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