There is love in music and music in love
An Equal music is a book written by Padma Shri award-winning author Vikram Seth. The story penned down in the novel is about two extremely talented musicians who fall for each other and develop a passionate relationship. The central characters of this book are Michael Holme and Julia McNicholl. Michael is professional violinist and a member of the thriving Maggiore Quartet, whereas Julia is pianist. The duo meet in Vienna from their love begins to flourish and create a musical blend in their lives. However, fate has different plans and the two lovers take different paths in life. It is only after a long period of ten years that once intimate lovers reunite and start a secret affair all again.
The eloquent & poetic style of Vikram
The only element that unites the Michael and Julia is their passion for music and the emotional connect they share through their music. Though music brings them together, it was their musical difference that set them apart earlier too. Vikram Seth is a renowned novelist and poet with several novels and poetry books to his name. Vikram is also the holder of several accolades such as Padma Shri, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, Crossword Book Award and WH Smith Literary Award for his contribution to literature. Some of Vikram's bestsellers include A Suitable Boy, The Golden Gate, The Humble Administrator's Garden, Beastly Tales and many more.
An Equal Music is a beautiful story with very strong musical connections that bring out the hidden powers music can hold in human lives. The characters Michael and Julia are sketched adeptly by the author, and you can fluently comprehend the emotions being conveyed in poetic style that is rather romantic. Romantic music destinations such as Vienna and Venice are also mentioned in the book which authenticate it musical connotations. Penguin India is the publisher of An Equal Music, and you can conveniently purchase this book by ordering it online. The ISBN-10 number for this book is 0140285105, and the ISBN-13 number is 978-0140285109.