Marrying Mozart

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2004 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Amadeus meets Little Women in this irresistibly delightful historical novel by award-winning author Stephanie Cowell. The year is 1777 and the four Weber sisters, daughters of a musical family, share a crowded, artistic life in a ramshackle house. While their father scrapes by as a music copyist and their mother secretly draws up a list of prospective suitors in the kitchen, the sisters struggle with their futures, both marital and musical—until twenty-one-year-old Wolfgang Mozart walks into their lives. Bringing eighteenth-century Europe to life with unforgiving winters, yawning princes, scheming parents, and the enduring passions of young talent, Stephanie Cowell's richly textured tale captures a remarkable historical figure—and the four young women who engage his passion, his music, and his heart.

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I appreciated the intro. - Goodreads
Interesting story, but very clumsy writing. - Goodreads
Easy to read and enjoyable. - Goodreads
Stephanie Cowell's prose is breath taking. - Goodreads
Liked the subject,but not the writing. - Goodreads
The writing is good, and the dialog and characters fit. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Carla - Goodreads

I picked up this book because of a previous book I had read by Stephanie Cowell that I really enjoyed. This book however, lacked the depth that I was looking for. This is a historical fictionalized ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pammy - Goodreads

I included this novel as a part of a reading list. I'm prepping for a trip to Europe that includes Austria, specifically to Vienna & Salzburg. This book does bring to life 18th century Europe & I ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Stephanie Cowell is the critically acclaimed author of the historical novels "Nicholas Cooke, The Players: A Novel of the Young Shakespeare," and "The Physician of London" (winner of a 1996 American Book Award). Trained as a lyric coloratura soprano, she lives with her husband in New York City.

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