Bel Canto

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Bel Canto

Valutazione: 3 stelle su 53/5 (4250 recensioni)
Lunghezza: 404 pagine7 ore

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Lyrical & layered…
When a gala for the international elite devolves into a long-term hostage situation, unexpected intimacies flourish. This lyrical and layered novel is an astonishing study of human compassion. The film adaptation stars Julianne Moore and Christopher Lambert.


Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.

New York Times Bestseller

Ann Patchett’s award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language—now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.

“Blissfully romantic…. A terrific, spellcasting story.” — San Francisco Chronicle

Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing.

It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers.


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