The Last Master: Passion and Pain
A Fictional Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven
By (author) John Suchet
Normal Price: $26.99
Your Price: $24.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.21 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Last Master: Passion and Pain by John Suchet
Book DescriptionPassion and Pain, the second volume of John Suchet's compelling trilogy about the life of Ludwig van Beethoven, depicts the composer at the height of his powers - yet all the time beset by his deafness, the great tragedy of his life. Famous throughout Europe, championed by wealthy patrons, sought out by other musicians, Beethoven's triumphs and frustrations are shared with the reader as he composes and performs the towering works of the 'heroic period' - the 'Eroica' Symphony, the 'Emperor' Concerto, the Fifth and the 'Appassionata' Sonata - and as he struggles alone in the middle of the night to hear the great music he is creating. We learn of the one great love of his life, his 'Eternally Beloved', meet the loyal friends who eased the suffering of the genius among them, encounter Johanna, the sister-in-law he despises, and witness the invasion of Vienna by French forces, as Beethoven seeks shelter from the shells in his brother's cellar. Written as a novel, though strictly in accordance with the known facts, Passion and Pain is a monumental narrative.
Buy Last Master: Passion and Pain book by John Suchet from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780751526196
(198mm x 126mm x 30mm)
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Suchet
Mozart, Hardback (September 2016)
The illustrated life story of the world's most beloved composer
Last Waltz, Hardback (May 2016)
Originally published: London: Elliott and Thompson Limited, 2015.
Beethoven, Paperback / softback (December 2014)
Illuminates Beethoven's difficult childhood, his struggle to find a wife, his ungovernable temper, his emotional volatility, his tendency to push away those trying to help him, and in middle age his obsessive compulsion to control his nephew's life.
Treasures of Beethoven, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by John Suchet
Beethoven is one of the world's most popular composers. This book offers an assessment of Beethoven's life and work. Augmented by the inclusion of 10 removable facsimile documents, it shows how Beethoven's life veered between the fascinating and the frustrating.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Last Master: Passion and Pain book by John Suchet and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Suchet
John Suchet is an award-winning television journalist and newscaster. He is now the regular presenter of the EARLY EVENING NEWS and frequently presents NEWS AT TEN.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.