A Ballad for Georg Henig

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Owen, 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 prot g . A best-seller in Bulgaria, this is one of Paskow's major works.

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A short and sweet story of the years young Victor spent hanging out with Georg Henig, an elderly master violin maker. Victor's father plays trumpet, and knows Henig from his musical ventures. Henig ... Read full review

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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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