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To music-lovers today, nothing would seem more incongruent than peddling Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a proto-fascist, but that is exactly what Hitler and his underlings did in their heyday. Saving Mozart takes us into this bizarre time via the fictitious journal of Otto Steiner, a former music critic who is presently an inmate of a Salzburg tuberculosis clinic. Steiner has two reasons to especially abhor German plans to transform a Mozart festival into a Nazi propaganda feast: He has long admired the composer and he is a Jew. Steiner's heroic resolve to undermine this manipulative campaign becomes the subject of this gripping debut novel by Tel Aviv used book dealer Raphaël Jerusalmy. A trade paperback and NOOK Book original.