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The Conductor (1 Volumes Set)

The Conductor (1 Volumes Set) (Paperback, [Large Print])

By Quigley, Sarah

In June 1941, Nazi troops march on Leningrad and surround it. Hitler's plan is to shell, bomb, and starve the city into submission. Most of the cultural elite are evacuated early in the siege, but Dmitri Shostakovich, the most famous composer in Russia, stays on to defend his cit...y, digging ditches and fire - watching. At night he composes a new work. But after Shostakovich and his family are forced to evacuate, only Karl Eliasberg - a shy and difficult man, conductor of the second - rate Radio Orchestra - and an assortment of musicians are left behind in Leningrad to face an unendurable winter and start rehearsing the finished score of Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony.
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ISBN 9781459630338
Released NZ 14 Oct 2011
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Format Paperback, [Large Print]
Series Read How You Want
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ISBN-13 9781459630338
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Imprint ReadHowYouWant
Released 14 Oct 2011
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Paperback, [Large Print]
Edition [Large Print]
Author(s) By Quigley, Sarah
Series Read How You Want
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 502
Dimensions Width: 197mm
Height: 254mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade