Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rosalie’s Dance: Social Mobility in the Eighteenth Century

When I first began writing the Haydn novels, one completely fictitious character, Rosalie, took such strong hold of my mind that I was compelled to give her more space in the novel than I had originally planned. Once Rosalie got … Continue reading

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