The Lost Stradivarius . NOVEL By: J. Meade Falkner

The Lost Stradivarius . NOVEL By: J. Meade Falkner

by J. Meade Falkner

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Overview

The Lost Stradivarius (1895), by J. Meade Falkner, is a short novel of ghosts and the evil that can be invested in an object, in this case an extremely fine Stradivarius violin. After finding the violin of the title in a hidden compartment in his college rooms, the protagonist, a wealthy young heir, becomes increasingly secretive as well as obsessed by a particular piece of music, which seems to have the power to call up the ghost of its previous owner. Roaming from England to Italy, the story involves family love, lordly depravity, and the tragedy of obsession, all conveyed in a "high" serious tone not uncommon in late Victorian literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540541796
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/21/2016
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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