How Schumann’s suppressed Violin Concerto made history – and the ideal subject for a novel

Jelly d aranyl in exotic dress

A glamorous violin virtuosa, a hidden masterpiece, a ouija board, Nazis, Ravel’s Tzigane.  It’s not hard to see why author Jessica Duchen was attracted to the story of Jelly D’Arányi. As her novel becomes a UK touring concert, she writes about the strange facts behind the fiction

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