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The Big Music

(2012)
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The Big Music tells the story of John Sutherland of 'The Grey House', who is dying and creating in the last days of his life a musical composition that will define it. Yet he has little idea of how his tune will echo or play out into the world - and as the book moves inevitably through its themes of death and birth, change and stasis, the sound of his solitary story comes to merge and connect with those around him.

In this remarkable work of fiction, Kirsty Gunn has created something as real as music or as magical as a dream. One emerges at the end of it altered and changed. Not so much a novel as a place the reader comes to inhabit and know, The Big Music is a literary work of undeniable originality and power.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

July 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Big Music
Author(s): Kirsty Gunn
ISBN: 0-571-28233-4 / 978-0-571-28233-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Paperback Editions

June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Big Music
Author(s): Kirsty Gunn
ISBN: 0-571-28234-2 / 978-0-571-28234-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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June 2013 : Paperback
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Title: [(The Big Music)] [Author: Kirsty Gunn] published on (June, 2013)
Author(s): Kirsty Gunn
Publisher: FABER andamp; FABER
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Big Music
Author(s): Kirsty Gunn
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA