By Elise Blackwell
After her lover--a recognized conductor--dies suddenly, a qualified musician is blackmailed into finishing the ranking for his unfinished viola concerto. As Suzanne struggles to maintain her double existence a mystery from her husband, from her ally, and from the opposite individuals of her quartet, she is ate up by means of thoughts of a wealthy love affair saturated with song. more and more manipulated by means of her lover's widow and tormented through the concerto's many layers, Suzanne realizes she may possibly lose every little thing she's spent her existence 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 ability to make a lifetime of paintings.