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Frog Music

Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Frog Music is a wonderfully evocative novel of intrigue and murder from Emma Donoghue, the author of the international bestseller Room, an emotive and powerful novel that was shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker and Orange Prizes.

San Francisco, 1876: A stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the City. Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars of the Parisian circus: Blanche, now an exotic dancer at the House of Mirrors, her lover Arthur and his companion Ernest. When an eccentric outsider joins their little circle, secrets unravel, changing everything - and leaving one of them dead.

Frog Music, inspired by true events, is an evocative novel of intrigue and murder: Elegant, erotic and witty.

©2014 Emma Donoghue (P)2014 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Critic Reviews

“The story is fascinating…Emma Donoghue is clearly a master storyteller.” (Northern Scot Midweek Extra and Irish Examiner)
“Frog Music builds into a gripping tale of a woman’s struggle to survive in the anarchic world of a frontier city and shows what a wonderfully talented and versatile writer Emma Donoghue is.” (Scottish Daily Mail)
“This is another smart and finely wrought consideration of parenthood, further proof of Donoghue’s significant skill as an author.” (The Observer - The New Review)

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Emma Donoghue does such a good job at developing the characters and I found myself caught up on their tragic and compelling lives. A great production with overall good performance.

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