Rated of 5
by Kathleen Z. (oxford, mi)
Music is a language we all understand
Casablanca comes to mind, most specifically the last paragraph:
"Turn it", Thomas said, without smiling. "Play it again."
In the book the romance, is the love of music, which Hiero and Sid share, and like the song, "As Time Goes By" from the movie - there is some jealousy involved.
And in the end Thomas says to Sid, "I see you like it was fifty years ago. Exactly like that."
Must have been a favorite movie of Esi's. The banter between the characters along with the very descriptive writing is what makes this book.
No scriptwriters needed for the movie.