Blood Song: A Silent Ballad
From American Book Award winner Eric Drooker, this is a story for the ages, beginning with the agrarian past, through the industrial present, and into the technological future.
A young woman bravely escapes a military assault on her island village, journeying across the ocean to arrive, unknowingly, in the Big City. There she meets and falls in love with a saxophone player, who makes heartfelt music. The police find and silence him, confiscating his saxophone and warning him not to make music again as it's strictly forbidden in the Big City. When the street musician continues to make music with his voice the police soon find and imprison him, making the future uncertain for the talented performer and the brave woman who loves him.
Blood Song transcends the boundaries of conventional novels--a wordless tale written in the ancient language of pictures.
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Review: Blood SongUser Review - Alexandra (Wordsmaiden) - Goodreads
what a lovely book. my one complaint is that I wish there was more. onto FLOOD! Read full review
Review: Blood SongUser Review - Richard - Goodreads
Honestly, I was about to give this beautiful book four stars, but then I looked at a few other reviews and shook my head over readers who saw it as a leftist, anti-white parable. Bonus star. The art ... Read full review