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  1. says:

    Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel From Beginning to BookendGustav Perle lives with his mother in a small town in Switzerland While the horrors of the Second World War are still a distant echo Gustav makes the acuaintance of a little Jewish boy named Anton Zwiebel initiating a friendship that is not supported by Gustav's openly anti Semitic mother but nevertheless lasts a lifetime The Gustav Sonata can be broken

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    A beautifully written albeit melancholy story about the friendship of two men who first met when they were young boys Gustav and Anton first meet in kindergarten when Anton arrives crying pitifully The teacher asks Gustav to take Anton under his care which he does offering the same advice his mother gives him and that is

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    He thought that if he had been some other boy he would have begun crying or at least whimpering by now but he wasn't he was Gustav Perle He was going to 'master himself' for the sake of his Mutti for the sake of his dead father for the sake of Anton who cried too often for the sake of a few beautiful things in the world like the sun on a balcony in Davos Gustav was 5 years old at the start of this novel He was poorofte

  4. says:

    The Gustav SonataWhat I most appreciate about The Gustav Sonata is how Rose Tremain tells a story that is at times cruel and morally complex and accomplishes this with surprising clarity and elegant simplicity This

  5. says:

    This is only the third novel by Rose Tremain that I’ve read but I’m already tempted to add her name to my short list

  6. says:

    The predominant theme of this novel is the containment of strong emotion Whenever someone attempts to make his or her feelings known disappointment seems the inevitable conseuence Fitting then that it is set in a small town in Switzerland the home of neutrality However the country’s position of neutrality is severely

  7. says:

    A tale of Friendship and Love that fell short for me as I felt it lacked a sense of time and place and the story was unconvincing for

  8. says:

    This one was uite different from what I expected but in a good way The Gustav Sonata is told from three different perspecti

  9. says:

    This is a really beautiful and fragile story about Gustav and Anton who become best friends as five year olds It's a story about their friendship but it's also a story about the twists and turns life can take and how your destiny can change when you choose the wrong path I loved how this book takes place in Switzerland and for the

  10. says:

    This is not a World War II novel Some of it is set during World War II but that isn't what the book is about I'm saying this because I came across several negative reviews that harped on this fact alone In Part I we are introduced to Gustav as a boy His mother tells him on page two to master himself and throughout the n

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D and mercurial Anton Zweibel a budding concert pianist The novel follows Gustav’s family tracing the roots of his mother’s anti Semitism and its impact on her son and his beloved friend Moving backward to the war years and the painful repercussions of an act of conscience and forwa. The predominant theme of this novel is the containment of strong emotion Whenever someone attempts to make his or her feelings known disappointment seems t

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Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland where the horrors of the Second World War seem only a distant echo An only child he lives alone with Emilie the mother he adores but who treats him with bitter severity He begins an intense friendship with a Jewish boy his age talente. He thought that if he had been some other boy he would have begun crying or at least whimpering by now but he wasn t he was Gustav Perle He was going to m

review À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ö Rose Tremain

Rd through the lives and careers of Gustav and Anton The Gustav Sonata explores the passionate love of childhood friendship as it's lost transformed and regained over a lifetime It's a powerful and deeply moving addition to the beloved oeuvre of one of our greatest contemporary novelist. This one was uite different from what I expected but in a good way The Gustav Sonata is told from three different perspectives Part one where Gustav is a s

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