Written in English
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.
|LC Classifications||PR9199.4.S567 Q37 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||470 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||470|
|ISBN 10||0393073734, 1446494233, 0434021717, 0670065994, 0393245977|
|ISBN 10||9780393073737, 9781446494233, 9780434021710, 9780670065998, 9780393245974|
|LC Control Number||2014028093|
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.