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Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:

Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:

With Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Alexander McCall Smith, Andrew O’Hagan, Kate Mosse, Andrew Motion, Colm Tóibín, Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson & more


In this stunning collection, the best and brightest writers working today reimagine familiar stories from the greatest operas. Don Giovanni’s ghost haunts a young boy, Fidelio meets Porgy and Bess and two hapless men stage a Mozartian love test. Long-lost loves enter the dating game and undying witches finally get grey hairs. Funny, macabre or irreverent, these stories are charming for any opera lover and a beguiling collection in their own right.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fiction: Special Features / Short Stories

On Sale: 18th April 2019

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781529404067

Reviews

Winterson's stellar cast delivers plenty of incident as well as atmosphere to power this upbeat collection
Financial Times
Soars to some hugely enjoyable climaxes
Irish Times
Offers a glimpse of how the inspirational and the creative juices interact
Spectator
Wonderfully innovative, creative and fun
The Times