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The Resource Death and the maiden, Gerald Elias

Death and the maiden, Gerald Elias

Label
Death and the maiden
Title
Death and the maiden
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Elias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "As the New Magini String Quartet prepares for a performance of Schubert's masterpiece, "Death and the Maiden, " which it hopes will resuscitate its faltering career, someone starts picking off members of the string quartet a la Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. Dogged by internal dissension and by a potentially devastating lawsuit from its fired second violinist, the famed New Magini String Quartet is on the brink of professional and personal collapse. The quartet pins its hopes on a multi-media Carnegie Hall performance of Franz Schubert's masterpiece, "Death and the Maiden, " to resurrect its faltering fortunes. But as the fateful downbeat approaches, a la Agatha Christie, one by one the quartet's musicians mysteriously vanish, including second violinist, Yumi Shinagawa, former student of renowned blind pedagogue and amateur sleuth, Daniel Jacobus.It is left up to the begrudging Jacobus, with his old friend, Nathaniel Williams, and a new member of the detective team, Trotsky the bulldog, to unravel the deadly puzzle. As usual, it ends up more than Jacobus bargained for"--
  • "Dogged by internal dissension and by a potentially devastating lawsuit from its fired second violinist, the famed New Magini String Quartet is on the brink of professional and personal collapse. The quartet pins its hopes on a multi-media Carnegie Hall performance of Franz Schubert's masterpiece, "Death and the Maiden, " to resurrect its faltering fortunes. But as the fateful downbeat approaches, a la Agatha Christie, one by one the quartet's musicians mysteriously vanish, including second violinist, Yumi Shinagawa, former student of renowned blind pedagogue and amateur sleuth, Daniel Jacobus.It is left up to the begrudging Jacobus, with his old friend, Nathaniel Williams, and a new member of the detective team, Trotsky the bulldog, to unravel the deadly puzzle. As usual, it ends up more than Jacobus bargained for"--
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Elias, Gerald
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3605.L389
LC item number
D43 2011
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violinists
  • Blind teachers
  • Musicians
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Death and the maiden, Gerald Elias
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1308495
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9780312678340
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011018778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1308495
  • (OCoLC)704383829
Label
Death and the maiden, Gerald Elias
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1308495
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9780312678340
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011018778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1308495
  • (OCoLC)704383829

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