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The Unconsoled


"Almost certainly a masterpiece." (Anita Brookner). Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000

Esposing the "Cult of Art"

by Elsa on Jul 26, 2007

Ishiguro's understanding of the social role of art music is wonderful. Nothing professional musicians or academics (and I am one) comes close; we ignore or defend the effete, the ridiculous, the nonsensical. I am tremendously impressed by the knowledge underlying this satire.

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