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The Kingdom of Back



Description ajoutée par SarahMV 2019-06-30T14:43:53+02:00

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Two siblings. Two brilliant talents. But only one Mozart.

Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish—to be remembered forever. But even as she delights audiences with her masterful playing, she has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age—her tyrannical father has made that much clear.

And as Nannerl's hope grows dimmer with each passing year, the talents of her beloved younger brother, Wolfgang, only seem to shine brighter. His brilliance begins to eclipse her own, until one day a mysterious stranger from a magical land appears with an irresistible offer. He has the power to make her wish come true—but his help may cost her everything.

In her first work of historical fiction, #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu spins a lush, lyrically-told story of music, magic, and the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister.

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Extrait ajouté par matenlau 2020-03-17T22:35:25+01:00

he tells you to play, so you play. he tells you to curtsy, so you curtsy. he tells you what you are meant to do and what you are meant not to do, so you do and you do not do. he tells you not to be angry, so you smile, you turn your eyes down, you are quiet and do exactly as he says in the hopes that this is what he wants, and then one night you realize that you have given him so much of yourself that you are nothing but the curtsy and the smile and the quiet. that you are nothing.

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Commentaire ajouté par Tinoue2000 2021-04-29T23:23:23+02:00
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C'était sensé être un petit livre rapide pour me détendre mais ce livre a été tellement plus.

Nannerl, sa relation avec son frère Woferl, la fiction historique mêlée à la fantasy, la note de l'auteur... Merci Marie Lu, juste merci.

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