Thursday, 21 March 2013

The Song of The Lark by Willa Cather

THE SONG OF THE LARK (illustrated)

-illustrated with beautiful period photos
-formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience
-linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly

“The story of a great American singer, – her childhood in the Colorado desert, her early struggles in Chicago, her romantic adventures among the ruins of the Cliff Dwellers in Arizona, her splendid triumphs on the operatic stage. It is a story of aspiration and conflict, of the magnificent courage of young ambition, and of the influence of four men upon the singer’s career.”

“I loved both O, Pioneers! and My Ántonia, the two other novels that make up her “Prairie Trilogy”, but I think The Song of the Lark might be my favourite of the three. Cather’s honest and passionate treatment of artistic devotion is both fascinating and humbling, a reminder of the author’s own life as this is generally described as her most autobiographical novel.” The Captive Reader

“Willa Cather's The Song of the Lark is an often brilliant, fierce story that gets deep inside the heart and mind of a rare musical artist.” The Loft Blog

“The most sensuous of writers, Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us.” Rebecca West

THE SONG OF THE LARK is the beautifully written tale of Thea Kronborg, a prairie girl who becomes an opera star.

THE SONG OF THE LARK is, presented here in a beautiful edition with period photos. It is the second novel of her 'Prairie Trilogy' which includes:

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