Buy Used
£0.01
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this book. Book has been read but is in excellent condition. No missing or damaged pages. Maybe some identifying marks on the inside cover. Quality guaranteed from the largest seller of used books online.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera Paperback – 2 Sep 2004

4.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Paperback, 2 Sep 2004
£49.79 £0.01
click to open popover

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; New edition edition (2 Sept. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571224598
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571224593
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 2.6 x 17.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 760,662 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

'Admirable for its reader-friendly design and unpatronising tone.' -- Independent on Sunday

'Highly recommended.' -- Sunday Telegraph

Book Description

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera by Rupert Christiansen is an expertly-written guide that is also extremely readable and accessible.

See all Product description

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
Plenty of detail and information as a point of reference and to assist in understanding complicated opera plots.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Excellent guide to Opera especially for beginners like me.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Good, but I sti;; prefer'sKobbe's. edited by the late Lord Harwood.
1 Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
no problems
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta) (May include reviews from Early Reviewer Rewards Program)

Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 review
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "pocket" is the key word 26 Feb. 2012
By John Alldredge - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This is inexpensive and covers lots of different operas but very superficially. As a KIndle ebook, it has its uses for me but I don't think I would have bought the print version.

I'm still looking for the "right" opera guide book for me, small enough to carry around (like this one) but with cast lists, act-by-act, scene-by-scene synopses and some musical analysis.
Was this review helpful? Let us know

Look for similar items by category