Brother of Sleep: A Novel

Brother of Sleep: A Novel

Robert Schneider


may the best musician of all time live his existence in a distant peasant village and by no means be came upon through the world? Set opposed to the backdrop of an Alpine village in the 19th century, this astounding novel tells the tale of Elias Johannes Alder, a musical genius with supernatural hearing who develops his expertise in secret midnight periods on the church organ. A spiritual descendant of Patrick Su¨skind’s Perfume and translated into twenty-four languages, Brother of Sleep moves inexorably toward tragedy as Elias is undone via his intense feeling for Elsbeth, the girl he loves. during this stunning and beguiling novel, Robert Schneider has created an international that is utterly seductive and entirely unique.

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