David Chew Archive

  • Book Review: RICE Cry to Heaven – INKPOT

      Cry To Heaven by Anne Rice BALLANTINE BOOKS ISBN: 0-345-39693-6 (Reprinted May 1995) 556 pages Also available in hardcover: Knopf ISBN 0-394-52351-2   by David Chew. “Slowly, slowly he swelled it, slowly he let it pulse from his throat, this very limit of what […]

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  • Feature: Jacqueline du Pré

    Jacqueline du Pre (cover left) by ELIZABETH WILSON Hardcover – 480 pages (April 1999) Arcade Publishing ISBN 155970490X A Genius in the Family: An Intimate Memoir of Jacquline du Pré (UK title; cover below) Hilary and Jackie (US title; cover below) by David Chew   “Few people […]

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  • Book Review: COPLAND What to Listen for in Music – INKPOT

    What to Listen for in Music by AARON COPLAND PENGUIN BOOKS ISBN: 0-451-62880-2 (Mar 1999) 288 pages by David Chew Often, as a beginner to classical music, one can get inundated and overwhelmed by the deluge of unknown terms and forms of this particular genre […]

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  • Book Review: SALZMAN The Soloist – INKPOT

        The Soloist by Mark Salzman VINTAGE BOOKS ISBN: 0-679-75926-3 (Jan 1995) Also available in hardcover: Transaction Publishers ISBN 1-560-00446-0 (Feb 2001) by David Chew It is rare that we find a good novel concerning classical music, one that actually speaks a very important […]

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