Book #14623

For You: The Libretto

Ian McEwan, Michael Berkeley
For You: The Libretto. Ian McEwan, Michael Berkeley.
For You: The Libretto

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition
Size: Small 8vo
Publisher: London: Vintage Books, 2008.
ISBN: 0099526999

Only 1000 copies of this Limited/Numbered Edition libretto were published. This copy is in Very Fine condition and is SIGNED by author Ian McEwan and composer Michael Berkeley directly on the title page.

Charles Frieth is a composer, conductor and prodigious womanizer. As he is preparing for a performance of one of his early works, and the world premiere of Demonic Aubade, he is awakened to the chaos and turmoil in his life. As he struggles to regain control, a terrible trajedy begins to unfold.

This libretto for Michael Berkeley's opera was commissioned by Music Theatre Wales and received its first performance on May 31st 2008 at Theatr Brycheiniog; Signed by All Authors.

Price: $49.00

Author Bio

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, 1948. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize six times, winning the 1998 award for his novel Amsterdam. His novel Atonement received considerable acclaim. Time Magazine named it the best novel of 2002, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and it was made into the 2007 major motion picture, starring Keira Knightly and James McAvoy. In 2008, McEwan was listed as one of “The Fifty Greatest British Writers since 1945”.

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