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Sleeping with Schubert A Novel by Bonnie Marson

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spirit possession,
  • American Contemporary Fiction - Individual Authors +,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Women lawyers,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Composers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8020860M
ISBN 100812968395
ISBN 109780812968392
OCLC/WorldCa62476172

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Bonnie Marson's debut novel, Sleeping with Schubert, is the unlikely story of what happens when the passionate spirit of a legendary 19th-century composer inhabits an ordinary Brooklyn the premise of this exploration seems preposterous (and often is too unbelievable to merit any serious thought), Marson does a commendable job of creating a genuinely likeable /5(43).   A strikingly original novel, Sleeping with Schubert plays on years of speculation regarding Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony.” Bonnie Marson’s extraordinary imagination supposes that Schubert cannot truly die until the mystery is solved—even if it means being resurrected in the body of a deceptively ordinary woman/5(10). Book reviews. Sleeping with Schubert Bonnie Marson Review by Michael Alec Rose. August For better or worse, the movie Amadeus has set our era's musical tone by building an unbreachable wall between genius and ordinary talent. Salieri's unholy war on Mozart stands for our own unease over extraordinary artists, whose uncanny power to move us. Sleeping with Schubert takes this common fantasy out of the shower and into a life. It asks what would happen if, in the middle of your normal life, your wildest dream came true. And I hope it makes the point that, in real life, ordinary people have greatness in them.

  A strikingly original novel, Sleeping with Schubert plays on years of speculation regarding Franz Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony." Bonnie Marson's extraordinary imagination supposes that Schubert cannot truly die until the mystery is solved even if it means being resurrected in the body of a deceptively ordinary woman. Were you familiar with Franz Schubert's music before reading the book? Can you imagine the music played in the end? What does music add to your life? If it were taken out of your life–in movies, at home, in elevators, cars, and the supermarket–how would you change? Which scenes from Sleeping with Schubert will stay with you? Sleeping with Schubert - Sleeping with Schubert audiobook, by Bonnie Marson It seems that the legendary composer Franz Schubert is alive&#;well, sort of&#;in the twenty-first century: His soul has taken up residence in the body of Brooklyn lawyer Liza Durbin. Even more astonishing, so has his prodigious gift. A mediocre pianist at best as a child, Liza can suddenly. Sleeping with Schubert. By: Bonnie Marson. Narrated by: Staci Snell. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime. The only downside (in my book) is the narrator, who makes the voice of Franz Schubert sound like a cranky old curmudgeon instead of a sensitive twenty-something musical phenom. She also somehow manages to.

Sleeping with Schubert audiobook, by Bonnie Marson It seems that the legendary composer Franz Schubert is alive—well, sort of—in the twenty-first century: His soul has taken up residence in the body of Brooklyn lawyer Liza Durbin. Even more astonishing, so has his prodigious gift. A mediocre pianist at best as a child, Liza can suddenly.   I highly recommend SLEEPING WITH SCHUBERT, a first novel by Bonnie Marson, as a well-written, thought-provoking, humorous and intelligent work of fiction that leaves the reader with goosebumps and an irresistable urge to go out and buy some Schubert CDs. Basically, Liza Durbin, a spirited young lawyer, becomes inhabited by the spirit and talent /5(24). A strikingly original novel, Sleeping with Schubert plays on years of speculation regarding Franz Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony". Bonnie Marson's extraordinary imagination supposes that Schubert cannot truly die until the mystery is solved, even if it means being resurrected in the body of a deceptively ordinary woman. A strikingly original novel, Sleeping with Schubert plays on years of speculation regarding Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony.” Bonnie Marson’s extraordinary imagination supposes that Schubert cannot truly die until the mystery is solved—even if it means being resurrected in the body of a deceptively ordinary woman.