Mary Gentle Black Opera

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Black Opera

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Naples, the 19th Century.

In the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, holy music has power. Under the auspices of the Church, the Sung Mass can bring about actual miracles like healing the sick or raising the dead. But some believe that the musicodramma of grand opera can also work magic by channeling powerful emotions into something sublime. Now the Prince’s Men, a secret society, hope to stage their own black opera to the empower the Devil himself and change Creation for the better.

Conrad Scalese is a struggling librettist whose latest opera has landed him in trouble with the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Rescued by King Ferdinand II, Conrad finds himself recruited to write and stage a counteropera that will, hopefully, cancel out the apocalyptic threat of the black opera, provided the Prince’s Men, and their spies and saboteurs, don’t get to him first.

And he only has six weeks to do it . . . .

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Mary Gentle
ISBN 10: 0575083492 ISBN 13: 9780575083493
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Descripción 2012. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Hardcover. Conrad Scalese is a writer of librettos for operas in a world where music has immense power. In the Church, the sung mass can bring about actual miracles like healing the sick.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 688 pages. 1.020. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780575083493

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