Patrick Neate Twelve Bar Blues

ISBN 13 : 9780140286564

Twelve Bar Blues

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Spanning three continents and two centuries, Twelve Bar Blues is an epic tale of fate, family, friendship and jazz. At its heart is Lick Holden, a young jazz musician, who sets New Orleans on fire with his cornet at the beginning of the last century. But Lick's passion is to find his lost step-sister and that's a journey that leads him to a place he can call 'home'. Meanwhile, at the other end of the century, we find Sylvia, an English prostitute, and Jim, a young drifter. They're in search of Sylvia's past, lost somewhere in the mists of the Louisiana bayou.Patrick Neate has written a story that straddles time and space, love and friendship, roots and pilgrimage and everything between. Poignant and hilarious, it will hook you - like a favourite tune - till the end.

Revue de presse :

If I could choose one current British writer to tell tall tales around my fantasy campfire, it would be Patrick Neate ( Daily Telegraph)

An endearing romp. Continents, and eras, come together in an infectious celebration of a mixed-up music - and the mixed-up people who create it (Boyd Tonkin Independent)

A rollicking novel...energetic, divinely plotted. If the description of Lick raising the roof of a honky-tonk doesn't make your heart beat a little faster, there might be something wrong with your heart ( The Times)

Hugely enjoyable ( Independent on Sunday)

A formidable work of imagination ( Evening Standard)

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Edité par Penguin Books (2002)
ISBN 10 : 014028656X ISBN 13 : 9780140286564
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