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Goldberg: Variations (2002) [Novel]
by Gabriel Josipovici Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Taking his cue from an anecdote connected with Bach’s late masterpiece, the Goldberg Variations, Gabriel Josipovici imagines an English writer, at the turn of the eighteenth century, a Jew who is invited to the house of a country gentleman in order to read to him in the evening and send him to sleep. The thirty 'Variations' can be read as a set of disconnected stories on varied topics—incest in the Orkneys, madness in Chester, a poetic competition at the court of George III, a marital quarrel—or as a weaving together of past and present until a bizarre climax is achieved.

Original title: Goldberg: Variations
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Goldberg: Variations (2002)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 1857545974

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