Roger Hecht ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>Dectective novelist Jonathan Valin did a great pas de deux on compulsive
>record collectors in The Music Lovers. At least for the first 1/3.
>AFter that it becomes a standard, albeit quite decent mystery. Just
>about every character's name is a composer.
I don't recall this last fact, but I do remember it being a reasonably
But, if you want a great novel, that is also a mystery and has a classical
involvement, then I strongly recommend On Beulah Height by Reginald Hill.
A key aspect of the novel is a young singer and her recording of
Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, rendered into English.
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