Vienna Passion

Vienna Passion

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Vienna Passion is a novel of love, mistresses and music. It tells the story of Rosa, a chambermaid, royal mistress and murderess, whose life mirrors all the sordid glamour of Vienna at the turn of the century. Rosa's story is interleaved with another woman's tentative romance: that of Magnolia, a young New Yorker, and her singing-teacher in Vienna. Despite her lover's hypochondria and mother-fixation, however, Magnolia is just as much her own woman as Rosa ever was. More so, indeed, than either woman could ever have more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 195 x 28mm | 311g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • German
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747258503
  • 9780747258506

About Lilian Faschinger

Lilian Faschinger was born in Austria in 1950 and holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Graz where she worked for seventeen years. She has received literary prizes both for her own writing and for her achievements as a translator of such authors as Janet Frame, Gertrude Stein and Paul Bowler. Her debut UK novel, Magdalena the sinner, achieved widespread critical acclaim, with Shaun Whiteside's translation winning the 1997 Schlegel-Tieck more

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39 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
5 33% (13)
4 21% (8)
3 28% (11)
2 13% (5)
1 5% (2)
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