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Frog MusicThe story of Blanche, exotic dancer in 1876 San Fransisco, her lover Arthur and his companion Ernest, all three former colleagues from a famous Parisian circus. A heatwave, smallpox, the fate of Blanche's baby son and an unexpected friendship with the eccentric Jenny all contribute to the chaotic breakdown of relationships and a murder.
by Emma Donoghue
Score: 8
Published: 2014
Read: June 30th 2014

Comments


John said

Pretty good. Story jumps around in time over a two or three week period as Blanche's life is overtaken by events. Vivid pictures of life in post gold rush San Fransisco during an epidemic. Based on true events.

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