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Author McDonnell, Adrienne.

Title The doctor and the diva
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin Group USA, 2011


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Description 432 pages ; 2.38 x 14.14 cm
Summary "Some novels just naturally enslave you, and this is one of them...Serious and gripping...[a] brilliant debut novel." - The Washington Post It is 1903, and Erika von Kessler has struggled for years to become pregnant. Resigned to childlessness, Erika-a talented opera singer and the wife of a prominent Bostonian-secretly plans to move to Italy to pursue her musical career. When the charismatic Doctor Ravell takes Erika on as a patient, he is mesmerized by her. Impetuously, he takes a shocking risk that could ruin them both. Inspired by the author's family history, the novel moves from snowy Boston to the gilded balconies of Florence in a stunning tale of opera, longing, and the indomitable power of romantic obsession
Genre/Form Reading nook.
ISBN 9780143119302 paperback
0143119303 paperback