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The queen of the night
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Lilliet Berne is a sensation of the Paris Opera, a legendary soprano with every accolade except an original role, every singers" chance at immortality. When one is finally offered to her, she realizes with alarm that the libretto is based on a hidden piece of her past. Only four could have betrayed her: one is dead, one loves her, one wants to own her. And one, she hopes, never thinks of her at all. As she mines her memories for clues, she recalls her life as an orphan who left the American frontier for Europe and was swept up into the glitzy, gritty world of Second Empire Paris. In order to survive, she transformed herself from hippodrome rider to courtesan, from empress"s maid to debut singer, all the while weaving a complicated web of romance, obligation, and political intrigue.
|LC Classifications||PS3603.H44 Q44 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||561|
|LC Control Number||2014014409|
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ALEXANDER CHEE is the author of Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award and an NEA fellowship in fiction. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, and on NPR, among others, and he is a contributing editor at the New Republic.4/5(20).
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