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The Queen of the Night - Alexander Chee
The Queen of the Night
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Format: hardcover
Edition language: English
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Mallory Kellogg, Nerdalicious
Mallory Kellogg, Nerdalicious rated it
1.5 What am I reading?
This book was taking me too long to read because the writing was too complex. There are no quotation marks so it's hard to tell what is spoken. And I spent so much time trying to decipher the writing that I didn't retain a word. I spent 3 hours reading this and only made 50 pages.
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 Bravo for The Queen of the Night
With a story about an opera singer, whose secret past has suddenly shown up as the subject of a new opera, it's no surprise that The Queen of the Night is, well, operatic in scope and feel. A massive story, epic in scale, traversing continents, surviving sieges, and mired in political intrigue and...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it
3.0
"The Queen of the Night" was inspired by (but not based on) the story of Jenny Lind. In this book, Lilliet is an American soprano who goes abroad and, after several tribulations, finds great acclaim as an operatic soprano. Author Alexander Chee most certainly did his research; the author's note at...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
5.0 The Queen of the Night, by Alexander Chee
A voice is a fragile thing. In the larger sense, voices can be drowned out by the majority, written off, diminished. When voices are silenced, we lose a bit of the richness of the world. More specifically, an singer’s voice can be ruined by drinking and drugs (Marianne Faithfull), smoking (Joni Mitc...
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