The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain audiobook

The Gustav Sonata: A Novel

By Rose Tremain
Read by Derek Perkins

HighBridge, Highbridge Audio
8.55 Hours Unabridged
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The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award Longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize What is the difference between friendship and love? Gustav grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem a distant echo. But Gustav’s father has mysteriously died, and his adored mother Emilie is strangely cold and indifferent to him. Gustav’s life is a lonely one until he meets Anton. An intense lifelong friendship develops but Anton fails to understand how deeply and irrevocably his life and Gustav’s are entwined until it is almost too late…

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The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award
Longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize

What is the difference between friendship and love?

Gustav grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem a distant echo. But Gustav’s father has mysteriously died, and his adored mother Emilie is strangely cold and indifferent to him. Gustav’s life is a lonely one until he meets Anton. An intense lifelong friendship develops but Anton fails to understand how deeply and irrevocably his life and Gustav’s are entwined until it is almost too late…

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Author Bio: Rose Tremain

Author Bio: Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain’s bestselling novels have won many awards, including the Orange Prize, the Whitbread Novel of the Year, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Prix Femina Étranger. Restoration, the first of her novels to feature Robert Merivel, was short-listed for the Booker Prize in 1989 and made into a film in 1995. She lives in Norfolk and London with her husband, biographer Richard Holmes.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 8.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English