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
Marie d'Ag ...more
The timeframe and place of this story takes place during an awful epidemic of cholera. How thankful I am for mode ...more
Set that in cholera-stricken 19th century France and lose all the comedy, you have Liszt's Kiss.
The female characters are annoyingly desperate and whiney while the male characters are oblivious, unnecessarily ambiguous, and at times unreasonably foolish.
I just couldn't really bring myself to care what happened to any of them. The ending was con ...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!