[EPUB] ✻ Counterpoint ✾ Ruth Sims – Soaringeaglecasino.us

Counterpoint At Eighteen Dylan Rutledge Has One Obsession Music He Believes His Destiny Is To Be The Greatest Composer Of The Rapidly Approaching Twentieth Century Only Laurence Northcliff, A Young History Master At The Venerable Bede School For Young Gentlemen, Believes In Dylan S Talent And Encourages His Dream, Not Realizing Dylan Is In Love With Him But Dylan S Passion And Belief In His Future Come At A High Price They Will Alienate Him From His Family And Lead Him On A Rocky Path Fraught With Disappointment, Rejection, And Devastating Loss That Kills His Dream A Forbidden Love Could Bring The Dream Back To Life And Rescue Dylan From Despair And Bitterness, But Does He Have The Courage To Reach Out And Take It Will He Deny The Music That Rules His Soul

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  1. says:

    Following Dylan s story is a journey that will require patience at first, but as Dylan grows and finds love you begin to connect to himintimately You will follow him through failure, loss and grief, certain that your heart will break while sobbing and blinking the tears from your eyes so you can keep reading.You will also cheer for Dylan as he begins to let himself live again and finds love oncewhen he least expects it But love is never easy, and there are outside forces that will Following Dylan s story is a journey that will require patience a...


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    As many of you know I m a fan of m m historical romance so this book by Ruth Sims was very appealing It s not your typical romance, although it contains two romantic story lines, because it breaks some romantic conventions something I think some readers may not like Instead it s a Victorian set drama about the creative life and frustrations of Dylan.We first meet Dylan as a pupil at St Bede s where his inattentiveness in lessons and his compulsion to do nothing but compose music does not e As many of you know I m a fan of m m historical romanc...


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    Ruth Sims is a great author I can say that unequivocally and as a huge fan When I read The Phoenix, I was blown away by the beauty and sensuality of that book Sims does it again with another stunning story that rides a wave of emotion from tears, laughter, beauty, frustration, and obsession At one point I threw my ereader gently onto the couch in frustration then hurried to pick it up and continue reading Although a wonderfully written historical, the themes and emotion transcend the time Ruth Sims is a great author I can say that unequivocally and as a huge fan When I read The Phoenix, I was blown away by the beauty and sensuality of that book Sims does it again with another stunning story that rides a wave of emotion from tears, laughter, beauty, frustration, and obsession At one point I threw my ereader gently onto the couch in frustration then hurried to pick it up and continue reading Although a wonderfully written historical, the themes and emotion transcend the time period to something all readers can enjoy Dylan Rutledge is a composer Even from a young age music has dominated the young man s life and become a harsh taskmaster His irrepressible personality and behavior do no favors as he struggles in the tightly controlled society of family, education, and hierarchy of England in the late 1800s Although eventually graduating school with some difficulty, Dylan breaks from the support and comfort...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I ve always been of the opinion that books should be pretty To probably misquote the Arts Crafts Movement, one should have nothing in one s house, that is not useful and decorative Counterpoint is beautifully laid out From the gorgeous cover by Alex Beecroft which clearly tells the story to the wonder...


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    Dylan Rutledge is a headstrong teenager in an all boys English boarding school He is driven by a desire to compose music, and this passion is so powerful that it leads him to take bold risks He steals the cathedral key from the headmaster s office for a single opportunity to play the church organ He simply must hear his music played as he intended it to sound when he wrote it Dylan is obstinate and daring, and he cannot help but challenge the conservative establishment Sadly, this sort of b Dylan Rutledge is a headstrong teenager in an all boys English boarding school He is driven by a desire to compose music, and this passion is so powerful that it leads him to take bold risks He steals the cathedral key from the headmaster s office for a single opportunity to play the church organ He simply must hear his music played as he intended it to sound when he wrote it Dylan is obstinate and daring, and he cannot help but challenge the conservative establishment Sadly, this sort of behavior leads to his expulsion from the school.One of the school s instructors, Laurence Northcliff, is charmed by young Dylan He sees a talent in the aspiring artist that none of his other teachers seem willing to acknowledge He convinces the headmaster to reinstate Dylan at the school and agrees to be his tutor Unbeknownst to Laurence, Dylan begins to fall in love with his t...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here 1st draft Counterpoint Dylan s Story is a beautiful novel which I enjoyed in every manner, from cover to cover Superficially, a highly individualist teen lusts for his history teacher in a boys school in England, they eventually meet in Paris and become a couple Teacher is killed in a manner reminiscent of Pierre Curie s death Boy becomes despondent but eventually falls for a similar kid near his age and things work out, probably All are of course gorgeous and lustiferous, reinforced by the 1st draft Counterpoint Dylan s Story is a beautiful novel which I enjoyed in every manner, from cover to cover Superficially, a highly individualist teen lusts for his history teacher in a boys school in England, they eventually meet in Paris and become a couple Teacher is killed in a manner reminiscent of Pierre Curie s death Boy becomes despondent but eventually falls for a similar kid near his age and things work out, probably All are of course gorgeous and lustiferous, reinforced by the cover Sounds familiar, but that is not at all what the books is about I think it is primarily about c...


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    Counterpoint is the musical relationship of melodic lines playing independently but forming a harmonic whole There couldn t be afitting title for this book A story with many independent tales, but coming together in one grand finale It is very difficult to review this story due to it s complexity and length which is by no means a criticism but a complement as it stands out from the normal trope of m m stories Intricate, complex, intriguing, thought provoking and well balanced Just lik Counterpoint is the musical relationship of melodic lines playing independently but forming a harmonic whole There couldn t be afitting title for this book A story with many independent tales, but coming together in one grand finale It is very difficult to review this story due to it s complexity and length which is by no means a criticism but a complement as it stands out from the normal trope of m m stories Intricate, complex, intriguing, thought provoking and well balanced Just like a musical score itself.The main character in this story is Dylan a musical genius discovered very early while still in high school, but also obnoxious and arrogant It s about his life s trails and tribulations of becoming a recognised composer He has two loves in his life, Laurence a teacher at his college and Geoffrey a violin prodigy When Dylan first meets Laurence it is at college and due to Laurence seeing the talent in the rough diamond and taking him unde...


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    Dylan s Counterpoint is a magnificent story of love, loss, struggle and music The trials and tribulations that Dylan and Geoffrey survive, each going through their own devastating pain and growth, are heart wrenching As a composer I definitely felt a connection to Dylan s character and the troubles he faced It is not so often that I m moved to tears by a novel and this one was certainly special Life is not easy in this story, but the characters portrayed by the author have a realness and vul Dylan s Counterpoint is a magnificent story of love, loss, struggle and music The trials and tribulations that Dylan and Geoffrey survive, each going through their own devastating pain and growth, are heart wrenching As a composer I definitely felt a connection to Dylan s character and the troubles he faced It is not so often that I m moved to tears by a novel and this one was certainly special Life is not easy in this story, b...


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    I have been a fan of Ms Sims since I read The Phoenix several years ago I can t say enough about this new book Counterpoint Dylan s Story is a beautiful love story from start to finish There s nothing I would improve and her characters will linger in my head for days I inhaled this first read, tearing throught it like glutton I plan to read it again, but this time, savoring every passage Her mastery of time and location, her word choices, the attention to detail, and the fierce love betw I have been a fan of Ms Sims since I read The Phoenix several years ago I can t say enough about this new book Counterpoint Dylan s Story is a beautiful love story from start to finish There s nothing I would improve and her characters will linger in my head for days I inhaled this first ...


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    Reviewed By BlackTulip for Booked UpThis story was such a roller coaster ride of emotions, that I don t know where to begin I was literally engulfed by the book and I had some difficulty trying to emerged from it As incredible as it sounds it left me nervously exhausted Unlike other books that very swiftly fade away, this one continues to haunt meThe thing that characterizes this novel is that it takes place over a long period of time thereby allowing the writer to take her time with her s Reviewed By BlackTulip for Booked UpThis story was such a roller coaster ride of emotions, that I don t know where to begin I was literally engulfed by the book and I had some difficulty trying to...

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