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Author: Bierds, Linda
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Putnam Juvenile
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $25.00
Book Description:

For six months, Philip V of Spain remained in his room, suffering from deep melancholia. Obsessed with time and mortality, he surrounded himself with clocks, their regular motions helping to keep the madness at bay. Then one evening, from just outside his window, he heard the voice of the castrato Farinelli singing an aria by Hasse. The music so soothed him that he summoned Farinelli to sing the aria nightly for the next two years. The aria's words wind through Linda Bierds's new...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.767 x 21.031 x 0.889 cm
Book Weight:0.118 Kilograms

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