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Quartet for the end of time a novel by Johanna Skibsrud

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War (1914-1918) fast (OCoLC)fst01180746,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Fiction,
  • World War (1939-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01180924,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Amerikanisches Englisch,
  • Veterans

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About the Edition

A false conspiracy charge against a World War I veteran prompts the man"s disappearance and haunts his son throughout the 1930s, intertwining his life with those of a powerful congressman"s children.

Edition Notes

StatementJohanna Skibsrud
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.S567 Q37 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination470 pages ;
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26467931M
ISBN 100393073734, 1446494233, 0434021717, 0670065994, 0393245977
ISBN 109780393073737, 9781446494233, 9780434021710, 9780670065998, 9780393245974
LC Control Number2014028093
OCLC/WorldCa884440210

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  A “cinematic page-turner and a compassionate analysis of faith, memory, responsibility, and consequence.”—Molly Antopol, Fiction Writers Review Inspired by and structured 1/5(1). Get this from a library! Quartet for the end of time. [Johanna Skibsrud] -- Washington DC, the early s. On the outskirts of the capital, a group of WWI veterans set up a protest camp, demanding . Skibsrud’s elegant, intricately woven second novel (The Sentimentalists, ) is inspired by Messiaen’s experimental composition Quartet for the End of Time, a musical piece that sought to escape the . Giller Prize–winning author Johanna Skibsrud spins a masterful tale about memory and war. Inspired by and structured around the chamber piece of the same title by the French composer Olivier Messiaen, .

Quartet for the End of Time is a brilliant work of art, and it is brilliant in so many ways - its dense, rich, and immaculate prose, its vivid evocation of a watershed period in American history, its This wholly realized book .   Incarcerated in the German prisoner-of-war camp Stalag VIII-A in , the French composer Olivier Messiaen set down what he called “Quatuor Pour la Fin du Temps,” the “Quartet for . The clarinettist Rebecca Rischin has written a captivating book entitled “For the End of Time: The Story of the Messiaen Quartet.” Her research dispels several long-cherished myths about the. For the End of Time is a thorough and readable piece of investigative journalism that clarifies some important points about the Quartet's genesis."—Michael Downes, Times Literary Supplement The 5/5(1).

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert is the violinist alongside Carter Brey, principal cello; Anthony McGill, principal clarinet; and pianist Inon Barnatan, the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Association, in Olivier Messiaen's poignant Quartet for the End of Time.. Inspired by texts from the Book . Quartet for the End of Time A Novel (Book): Skibsrud, Johanna: When WWI veteran Arthur Sinclair is falsely accused of conspiracy and disappears, who is to blame? Through the lives of extraordinary . Inspired by and structured around the chamber piece of the same title by the French composer Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time is a mesmerizing story of four lives irrevocably linked in a .   The Quartet for the End of Time is perhaps the first of Messiaen's works in which the contrast between movements becomes truly extreme: there is a new level of violence in the music. It Author: Steven Osborne.