From Publishers Weekly
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This is an enjoyable journey through the Chicago Lyric Opera.
In addition to the flubs mentioned by Morrison, more irritating are the passages of pure repetition a zealous writer like Murray would have caught and excised.
I'm glad to say that this book turned out to be a wonderful read from cover to cover.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Mr. Murray had a very readable style. He had an obvious love for his subject. You should read this book. You'll be glad you did.Published on May 10, 2011 by John T. Bandy
Wonderfully written. A great insight into the world of opera for those who don't know and those who do. BeautifulPublished on February 7, 2010 by zelda
(By the way, "sacred monster" is a term coined by Jean Cocteau in 1940, to refer to divas and celebrities whose renown and fame or greatness so exceeds the bounds of normalcy that... Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Aanel Victoria
For his final book, William Murray, a prolific author and writer, has written on one of his passions, opera. Read morePublished on January 28, 2009 by Sylviastel
This is an enjoyable journey through the Chicago Lyric Opera. You get an intimate glimpse into the behind the scenes opera world.Published on August 27, 2008 by B. Brown
I'm sorry that Mr. Murray died before seeing the acclaim with which his latest book has been greeted by readers and opera lovers. Read morePublished on March 13, 2006 by Kevin Killian