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1784700207
Paperback:The Gustav sonata:2017 The Gustav sonata
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Author: Tremain
Publication year: 2017
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781784700201 1784700207
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Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2016
It is the tutor who tells the young Gustav that he must try to be more like a coconut - that he needs a hard shell to protect the softness inside. This is what his native Switzerland has perfected - a shell to protect its neutrality, to keep its people safe. But his beloved friend, Anton, doesn't want to be safe - a gifted pianist, he longs to make his mark on the world outside. On holiday one summer in Davos, the boys stumble across a remote building. Long ago, it was a TB sanitorium; now it is wrecked and derelict. Here, they p
Additional information: 308 pages, 20 cm
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