Frog Music: A Novel

Frog Music: A Novel

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman named Jenny Bonnet is shot dead.

The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the… (more)

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If you're in the mood to read a good book rife with interesting, imperfect characters and integrated history lessons, Frog Music is for you.

It crosses and transcends genres to simultaneously engage the reader as historical fiction, mystery, and above all as character-driven psychological narrative.

“Frog Music” refuses to come to life, quietly collapsing under the weight of its own tedium.


Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 01, 2014)

Parent ISBN: 9780316324663

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 889 KB

Language: English


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