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"...bold in writing about sex, understanding that it is what the characters mean to one another that drives the tension. Ultimately, this is a gutsy novel and it confirms that this is a writer who can be read seriously," Jonathan Miller, Channel 4, UK

"The threads are brilliantly woven together in a very moving finale. This novel is tremendous fun to read. There is an adde
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ebook, Kindle, 384 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by Eyes and Ears Editions (first published February 1st 2006)
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Aug 06, 2014 Em rated it really liked it
Very dry humor, very richly layered and very keen, careful observations, with some of the best descriptions of classical music in performance I've read since Vikram Seths' An Equal Music. I'm sorry to see this getting confused with 'romance' in the Harlequin sense, with all respect to romance fans, because although this is a romantic story, it reads at a more literary, slow pace. A 'cool' and 'cerebral' book with subtle wit. The ending is a tad rushed, so one star off only.
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Küng worked for twenty years as a reporter in Asia for The Economist, BusinessWeek, the International Herald Tribune and the Washington Post. The author of six novels and a number of plays, Küng lives in Switzerland.
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