Canone Inverso (Paperback)
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Short Description for Canone Inverso This novel, set in Austria in the 30s is about musical passions and jealousy. It begins with the purchase at an auction of a 300-year-old violin with an unusual carving at the top of the neck - a precise reproduction of a man's face. The new owner is plunged almost immediately into the instrument's strange history.
- Published: 02 March 2000
- Format: Paperback 208 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780753809495 ISBN 10: 0753809494
Full description for Canone Inverso
When a strangely carved violin appears at auction in London, one bidder is prepared to pay any price to have it in his possession again. Many years before, two boys were united in their lust for music; how they were ultimately divided is revealed as the story journeys to pre-Nazi Vienna.