Description - Hungarian Dances by Jessica Duchen
Do you ever wish that you could be someone else? Just step out of your life and wake up as someone new? Karina's life was once mapped out for her - she was meant to follow in the footsteps of her Hungarian grandmother, a world-famous violinist. Instead, she's a teacher, a mum and wife to Julian, a very English husband who's not always in step with her. But when disaster befalls her best friend, Karina feels forced to question the very foundations of her existence. Encouraged by a chance encounter with a like-minded musician, she begins to delve into her grandmother's Gypsy past, and to discover the secrets of her Hungarian family history. Life will never be the same again. Like most people, Karina isn't sure the life she chose was the right one. But she is willing to take drastic steps to change it.
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(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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Author Biography - Jessica Duchen
Jessica Duchen was born in London and grew up with music and writing as twin passions. She writes for the Independent and has interviewed most of today's greatest musicians. HUNGARIAN DANCES is her third novel. Her other books include biographies of the composers Gabriel Faure and Erich Wolfgang Korngold and she has written several stage works and short stories. She lives in London with her violinist husband.