Canone Inverso by Paolo Maurensig

Canone Inverso

Paolo Maurensig

I loved this story which goes from Hungary in the first war to Vienna and the Holocaust-it is a moving story and I found it hard to decide if the violin is evil or is it just man alone?See what you think

Extract

Even with my mother laid out in her bedroom to be mourned over I couldn't resist the tempation to touch the strings of my violin with my bow to hear their whisper.This alone will allow you to understand how twisted my mind had become by then.

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