Synopses & Reviews
In his first novel since "A Suitable Boy", Vikram Seth presents a story on the themes of love, music and deafness. When Michael, a violinist, and Julia, a pianist, meet ten years after being student lovers in Vienna, they find themselves falling in love again despite the fact Julia is married and has a child... "A Suitable Boy" sold over 100,000 copies in hardcover. See also Seth's "Beastly Tales..." published in Phoenix Paperbacks this month.
A story of obsessive love. Years after parting, Michael is still in love with Julia. After a chance meeting, he persuades Julia to join his quartet on its tour of Vienna, but Julia is now happily married and Michael must accept that she will never give herself to him.