"A magically beautiful book about an artist, a gentle reflection upon the melancholy of aging and the unsettling sensation that the world must gradually disappear."
Frankfurter Neue Presse
“With the complexity of a Russian piano concerto, Lea Singer has evoked the passionate love between the maestro Horowitz and the young man who became his student. She has richly imagined their forbidden relationship, which was marked by the same push-pull phrasing in the Chopin Nocturnes Horowitz often played, and that haunted them both for the rest of their lives.”
Chris Cander, author of The Weight of a Piano