CounterpointBook - 2010
Johann Sebastian Bach's music forms the backdrop to this stunning short novel about motherhood and loss. Following the death of her daughter, a bereaved pianist immerses herself in Bach's Goldberg Variations. As the woman perfects the complex musical architecture of Bach's own study in grief, memories of her past unfold. A family, mother, father, son and daughter appear during various stages of their lives together and the story builds up to a crescendo of great emotional power
Publisher: Crawley, W.A. : UWA Publishing, 2010, c2008.
Branch Call Number: FIC ENQ
Characteristics: 188 p. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)