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By Laura Lebow

In 1788 Vienna, courtroom Poet Lorenzo Da Ponte is placing a few completing touches at the libretto for the ultimate of his new opera with Mozart, Don Giovanni. a major luck while it debuted in Prague, the Emperor has decreed that it might be played in Vienna. yet Joseph II is off prosecuting a less-than-popular struggle opposed to the Turks, and town itself is in a piece of turmoil. There are voices protesting the battle, others who see Turks round each nook.

Da Ponte, even though, simply desires to do his paintings and luxuriate in lifestyles. sadly, those basic wishes aren't to be simply fulfilled. First, he is been getting a chain of mysterious coded notes from unknown fingers, notes that make no experience to him. Then his outdated pal Alois, a retired priest and educational, is viciously murdered and weird symbols carved into his brow. Summoned to the police bureau, Da Ponte learns that Alois's homicide used to be no longer the 1st. decided to assist locate his friend's killer, Da Ponte has the same opinion to assist with the key research.

Caught in a crossfire of intrigue either within the international of opera and politics, Da Ponte needs to find the solution to a riddle and disclose a killer sooner than he turns into the subsequent victim.

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