By Elise Blackwell
After her lover--a recognized conductor--dies all at once, a qualified musician is blackmailed into finishing the rating for his unfinished viola concerto. As Suzanne struggles to maintain her double lifestyles a mystery from her husband, from her ally, and from the opposite individuals of her quartet, she is fed on through thoughts of a wealthy love affair saturated with song. more and more manipulated through her lover's widow and tormented by means of the concerto's many layers, Suzanne realizes she may possibly lose every thing she's spent her lifestyles operating for.
a narrative of affection, loss, intercourse, classification, and betrayal, this psychologically compelling novel explores the ways in which artists' lives and paintings have interaction, the character of relationships between ladies as associates and rivals, and what it capability to make a lifetime of paintings.