A Ballad for Georg Henig

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Peter Owen Limited, 1990 - Fiction - 120 pages
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The poignant story of an elderly, impoverished violin maker, a master craftsman who refuses to trim his values for the modern age, as seen through the eyes of his young protégé. A Ballad For Georg Heinig was a best-seller in Bulgaria and one of this author's major works.

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What a story, and what a way to tell it. It flows like a mountain creek - now fast and turbulent, now smoothly going through a meadow. This is Viktor Paskov at his very best. The story is so powerful not only because it is true, but also as it comes from the heart.
Full disclosure: I went to school with Viktor; he was a friend to remember even without his writings.
 

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A work of art, this masterpiece touches the soul. The story is simple but yet it isn't. It is about a life and it is about art. It is about death and survival in a world where God has disappeared and ... Read full review

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