The Music Room

The Music Room

Large Print - 2010 | First large print edition, complete and unabridged.
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William Fiennes spent his childhood in a moated castle, the perfect environment for a child with a brimming imagination. It is a house alive with history, beauty, and mystery, but the young boy growing up in it is equally in awe of his brother Richard. Eleven years older and a magnetic presence, Richard suffers from severe epilepsy. His illness influences the rhythms of the family and the house's internal life, and his story inspires a journey, interwoven with a loving recollection, toward an understanding of the mind. This is a song of home, of an adored brother and the miracle of consciousness. The chill of dark historical places coexists with the warmth and chatter of the family kitchen; the surrounding landscapes are distinguished by ancient trees, secret haunts, the moat's depths and temptations. Bursting with tender detail, The Music Room is a sensuous tribute to place, memory, and the permanence of love.
Publisher: Anstey [England] : F.A. Thorpe, 2010.
Edition: First large print edition, complete and unabridged.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781444800623
1444800620
Branch Call Number: Large Print 928.2 FIE
Characteristics: 263 pages (large print) ;,23 cm

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