Deep Purple: A Novel
For the distinguished critic Agustín Cabán, music is indispensable to sexual emotion. Forced to retire from his San Juan newspaper, Agustín is writing his memoirs, which describe his long career seducing the women and men who were among the most brilliant classical musicians in the world.The Australian pianist Clint Verret offered a passionate and tender interlude. Clarissa Berdsley, the French horn player, was submissive and playful. The flamboyant violinist Manuela Suggia turned out to be a vengeful and demonic lover.
In Deep Purple, Mayra Montero explores the relationship between sexual desire and music. For Agustín Cabán ultimately finds, in that deep and mysterious place that is the core of human sexuality, nothing less than the meaning of life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - realbigcat - LibraryThing
I like the theme of this book. A retired music critic writes his memoirs which are actually his sexual adventures with musicians that he met and interviewed. Extremely sexual encounters that at times ... Read full review
DEEP PURPLEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Music is the ultimate aphrodisiac in this aggressively sexy sixth novel from the Cuban-born author. The subject is retired newspaper music critic Agustin Caban's piecemeal memoir of his erotic ... Read full review