The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather


The second novel in the Great Plains trilogy, this is a passionate portrait of the artist as a young woman.

Thea Kronberg, a young girl from a small town in Colorado has a great gift – her beautiful singing voice. Her talent takes her to the great opera houses of Europe, and through ambition and hard work, she forges a life as an artist. But if she can never go home again, nor can she leave behind her past.

At last, in a desert canyon in Arizona, Thea has a revelation that will allow her to attain a new state of spirituality and become a truly great artist.

‘Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic’ – Helen Dunmore

‘The Song of the Lark illuminates all her work’ – A. S. Byatt

‘Lingers long in the memory’ – Joyce Carol Oates

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Weight 312 g
Dimensions 130 × 242 × 28 cm





480 pages


Quercus Publishing


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