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Music and Silence

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In a slightly shabby house in a once-genteel section of London, two women meet. Each is scarred by emotional wounds suffered in childhood. Each has cut herself off from ordinary existence. Maud - who is music - is a twenty-six-year-old cellist in retreat from a highly promising career after a disastrous love affair with her teacher and mentor. Beatrice - who is silence - i ...more
Paperback, 279 pages
Published October 30th 1980 by Penguin Books (first published 1979)
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Interesting book, liked the way the structure and prose style developed the books themes of religion, pre-determination and free will. Some fantastic bits of alliteration give real "sound" to the book
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