Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/10/2020
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Who was Beethoven's 'Immortal Beloved'?After Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, a love letter in his writing was discovered, addressed only to his ‘Immortal Beloved’. Decades later, Countess Therese Brunsvik claims to have been the composer’s lost love. Yet is she concealing a tragic secret? Who is the one person who deserves to know the truth?Becoming Beethoven’s pupils in 1799, Therese and her sister Josephine followed his struggles against the onset of deafness, Viennese society’s flamboyance, privilege and hypocrisy and the upheavals of the Napoleonic wars. While Therese sought liberation, Josephine found the odds stacked against even the most unquenchable of passions...

  • Publisher: Unbound
  • ISBN: 9781789651157
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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Historical fiction at its best
What I love most about historical fiction is learning something new, and Jessica Duchen’s new book Immortal gave me a fascinating insight into the world of... READ MORE
Juliet Butler
Highly recommend!!!
Don’t let its length put you off – this is a fast and hugely enjoyable read. Ms Duchen wears her learning very lightly and, though the research involved mu... READ MORE
Alice McVeigh
An impressive novel of Beethoven's true love
Beethoven was a difficult genius, who wrote complex music previously undreamt of, who lived in a time of conflict across Europe, and in this novel, loved w... READ MORE