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    Ravel
    by Jean Echenoz, Linda Coverdale

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    • Publisher: The New Press
    • Release date: June 1, 2007
    • Language: english
    • Genres: fiction, music, france, roman, literature, novels, historical, novella
    • Format: hardcover, 192 pages
    • ISBN: 9781595581150 (1595581154)
    • Awards: BTBA Best Translated Book Award Nominee for Fiction shortlist (2008), Premio Elba (2008), French-American Foundation Translation Prize for Fiction (2007)
    • Author: Jean Echenoz, Linda Coverdale
    • Places: France, United States of America

    About The Book

    Ravel is a beguiling and original evocation of the last ten years in the life of the musical genius Ravel, written by novelist Jean Echenoz.

    The book opens in 1928 as Maurice Ravel — dandy, eccentric, curmudgeon — crosses the Atlantic abroad the luxury liner the SS France to begin his triumphant grand tour of the United States. A “master magician of the French novel” (The Washington Post), Echenoz captures the folly of the era as well as its genius, including Ravel’s personal life — sartorially and socially splendid — as well as his most successful compositions from 1927 to 1937.

    Illuminated by flashes of Echenoz’s characteristically sly humor, Ravel is a delightfully quirky portrait of a famous musician coping with the ups and downs of his illustrious career. It is also a beautifully written novel that’s a deeply touching farewell to a dignified and lonely man going reluctantly into the night.

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