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BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An animated portrait of the composer during the period when he wrote the Ninth Symphony (1822-25), as depicted in letters between Christoph, ten when the great man moves into his home, and his uncle, a musician whose knowledge of Beethoven's history and work provides a setting for the boy's more intimate observations. Aging and deaf, Beethoven is not only irascible and tempestuous; he's also ... Read full review

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Review: Beethoven Lives Upstairs

User Review  - Miss Amanda - Goodreads

gorgeous illustrations. told through letters Read full review

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User Review  - Teshamae - Goodreads

I didn't think I would like this book. Letters? In a children's book? But I ended up loving it. It kept my 5-year-old daughter's attention! And I felt like we were on a treasure hunt, reading these old letters to discover the story. Fun! Read full review

Review: Beethoven Lives Upstairs

User Review  - Paul Farbman - Goodreads

Beethoven Lives Upstairs is told in an exchange of letters between a boy named Christoph and his Uncle Karl. After Christoph's father dies, Beethoven moves into his home as a very eccentric tenant. As ... Read full review

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