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The protagonist is a former-child prodigy who has just "lost" his touch for music. Once celebrated throughout Europe as an acclaimed cellist, one day something snaps in Rene as he buckles under the pressures of the music industry and all that is expected of him. He retires to teach after his 16th birthday, and throughout the novel, tries to search for the meaning in his life, as well as a way to overcome the thing that made him incapable of expressing his music. Meanwhile, he rekindles a love interest with a mysterious woman whose secret he is entrusted with.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Life of a profession:    -   musician Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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