The romantic story of a young female pianist in cholera-ravaged Paris of 1832, whose own tragedy leaves her susceptible to the passions and scandals of the composer Franz Liszt
At the height of the Romantic era in Paris, there was no bigger celebrity than the composer and pianist Franz Liszt. A fiery and gorgeous Hungarian, he made women swoon at soirees and left a trail...more
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The focus also felt very uneven. The details about Armand's operation or Pierre getting from A to B could've been left out to speed up the pacing of the story through the middle. It was as i ...more
The timeframe and place of this story takes place during an awful epidemic of cholera. How thankful I am for mode ...more
And then started reading it. It grabbed me from page one! Enthralling! Did NOT go the direction I expected, so I was a little sad about that, but it was a good story!