Thank You For The Music
The Last Concerto by Sara Alexander is a marvellous contemporary novel about the all consuming passion for music.
The novel opens in 1968 and moves forward chronologically as we follow the life of a young pianist. The talent to create music lay dormant until it was awakened and then music took over a life. The desire and dream to create music takes the reader from Sardinia to Rome as we follow the passion. Music is more than just playing notes, it is putting your heart and soul into every piece. Music unites people.
Within the novel there are sacrifices to be made. Relationships fracture as the desire to create music is not understood.Continue reading