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The Violins of Saint-Jacques: A Tale of the Antilles Paperback – 26 Apr 2004

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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: John Murray; New Ed edition (26 April 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0719555299
  • ISBN-13: 978-0719555299
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 1 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 27 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 205,996 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Excellent ... A graceful picture of life on an unusual and exotic island that has both colour and charm (Times Literary Supplement)

A brilliant set piece ... Patrick Leigh Fermor has a fine visual imagination (New Statesman)

A stylish and accomplished piece of sustained good writing ... with a strange beauty (Glasgow Herald)

Patrick Leigh Fermor evokes the imaginary past with unremitting devotion ... enchantingly pretty (Observer)

Elegant and vividly exotic ... The story of the island and the echoing romance of its last Mardi Gras is done with brilliant aesthetic feeling and with a charming philosophic melancholy (The Times)

This little masterpiece is a perfect tour de force (Simon Winchester)

An exuberant and highly-developed traveller's tale, garlanded with deeply enjoyed and lovingly precise detail (Sunday Times)

Beautiful is the adjective which comes uppermost ... [Patrick Leigh Fermor] is a writer with outstanding descriptive powers (John Betjeman, Daily Telegraph)

Bringing the landscape alive as no other writer can, he uses his profound and eclectic understanding of cultures and peoples ... to paint vivid pictures - nobody has illuminated the geography of Europe better (Geographical Magazine)

brings alive the glamour and the passions of the planters in their heyday (Geographical Magazine)

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Patrick Leigh Fermor's first and only novel, now back in print.

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