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    • Middle C

    • By: William H. Gass
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Gass’ new novel moves from World War II Europe to a small town in postwar Ohio. In a series of variations, Gass gives us a mosaic of a life - futile, comic, anarchic - arranged in an array of vocabularies, altered rhythms, forms and tones, and broken pieces with music as both theme and structure, set in the key of middle C. It begins in Graz, Austria, 1938. Joseph Skizzen's father, pretending to be Jewish, leaves his country for England with his wife and two children to avoid any connection with the Nazis, who he foresees will soon take over his homeland....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Double Doubts and Identities

    • By K.N.R. on 03-10-16

    Regular price: $34.94