Robert Thicknesse

Shouldn’t There Be More Sex

Mozart’s Women


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As we prepare to enter the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth, and acquire hard hats to protect ourselves against the squall of Amadean trash that will be unleashed on the world, this may be the last time for a while that we actually have the leisure to ask what the point of a particular biography is – a question one often wishes writers had asked themselves.

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