Music and Silence by Rose Tremain

February 2009

Other people seem to have enjoyed this book much more than I did. It held my interest but didn’t entirely grip me, I was happy with the ending but wouldn’t have been devastated if it ended differently, and it didn’t transport me to the 17th century nearly as much as Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle (in fact, I kept forgetting what century it was set in). Ah well.

Further reading…