Expectation

Expectation

A Francisca Fruscella Mystery

eBook - 2013
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On the surface a murder mystery-a detective's search for the killer of five people in Denver-Expectation is also, among other things, a meditation on the relationship between language and music. In his newest novel, Jeffrey DeShell draws on the musical innovations of Arnold Schoenberg-by turns traditional, serial, and atonal-to inform his grammar and language. Moving progressively through specific Schoenberg compositions, DeShell complicates the surface of his text into lyrical derivatives, all the while drawing us into a murder mystery like no other as Detective Francisca F.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : FC2, 2013.
ISBN: 9781573668439
1573668435
9781573661751
1573661759
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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