The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway audiobook

The Cellist of Sarajevo

By Steven Galloway
Read by Gareth Armstrong

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Sarajevo in the 1990s is a hellish place. The ongoing war devours human life, tears families apart, and transforms even banal routines, such as acquiring water, into life-threatening expeditions. Day after day, a cellist stations himself in the midst of the devastation, defying the ever-present snipers to play tributes to victims of a massacre. The true story of a cellist’s resistance helps to form this pivotal event in Steven Galloway’s extraordinary novel. Against this, the author touchingly describes three ordinary townspeople and their efforts to retain their humanity, sanity, and autonomy as war takes hold of their lives. This bestselling novel is immediate, vivid, and deeply affecting on audio, fully immersing the listener in the havoc of war.

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Sarajevo in the 1990s is a hellish place. The ongoing war devours human life, tears families apart, and transforms even banal routines, such as acquiring water, into life-threatening expeditions. Day after day, a cellist stations himself in the midst of the devastation, defying the ever-present snipers to play tributes to victims of a massacre. The true story of a cellist’s resistance helps to form this pivotal event in Steven Galloway’s extraordinary novel. Against this, the author touchingly describes three ordinary townspeople and their efforts to retain their humanity, sanity, and autonomy as war takes hold of their lives.

This bestselling novel is immediate, vivid, and deeply affecting on audio, fully immersing the listener in the havoc of war.

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Author Bio: Steven Galloway

Author Bio: Steven Galloway

Steven Galloway teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, which was an IndieBound and a Barnes and Noble Discover selection and has been chosen for community reads across the country.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Runtime: 5.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English