Ecstasy: A Novel

Author(s): Mary Sharratt

Young Adult Fiction

Coming of age in the midst of a creative and cultural whirlwind in Vienna, young, beautiful Alma Schindler yearns to make her mark as a composer. A new era of possibility for women is dawning, and she is determined to make the most of it. But Alma loses her heart to the great composer Gustav Mahler, nearly twenty years her senior. He demands that she give up her music as a condition of their marriage. Torn by her love and in awe of his genius, how will she remain true to herself and her artistic passion?
Part cautionary tale, part triumph of the feminist spirit, Ecstasy reveals the true Alma Mahler: composer, author, daughter, sister, mother, wife, lover, and muse. Mary Sharratt has finally given center stage to one of the most controversial and complex women of her time.

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General Fields

  • : 9781328614209
  • : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • : Harcourt Children's Books
  • : April 2019
  • : 1.099 Inches X 5.312 Inches X 8 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 416
  • : Mary Sharratt