Review: SAVING MOZART, by Raphael Jerusalmy
By Boston Bibliophile on January 27, 2014
Saving Mozart, by Raphael Jerusalmy. Published 2013 by Europa Editions.Saving Mozart is a short, epistolary novel made up of the journals and letters of Otto Steiner, an elderly music critic slowing dying of tuberculosis in a nursing home in Germany between 1939 and 1940. He is a non-practicing Jew and lives in constant anxiety of being found out, but he has a lot of other problems besides that, including deteriorating finances, worsening living conditions, the death of friends and crumbling health. . . .