Jonathan Taylor

Kontakte and Other Stories


A collection of short stories on music by highly acclaimed British author Jonathan Taylor. These are stories about music: about composing it, listening to it, living it. These are stories about people whose lives are haunted and shaped by music. These are stories about music and sex, music and joy, music and memory, music and illness, music and power and particularly the ways in which music’s tremendous power can be exploited and abused. Widely and highly acclaimed throughout the world, KONTAKTE is a ‘must buy’ for any lover of music and literature.

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KONTAKTE AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of stories on the various facets music and its influence on the lives of people. Acclaimed author, Jonathan Taylor, has delved into the nuances of music to entertain, amuse and stimulate readers and music lovers.

Jonathan Taylor is author of the novel, ENTERTAINING STRANGERS (Salt, 2012), the memoir, TAKE ME HOME: Parkinson’s, My Father, Myself (Granta Books, 2007), and the poetry collection, MUSICOLEPSY (Shoestring Press, 2013). He is editor of the anthology, OVERHEARD: Stories to Read Aloud (Salt, 2012). He is a lecturer of Creative Writing at the University of Leicester, and co-director of a small publishing and arts organisation, Crystal Clear Creators. Born and raised in Stoke-on-Trent, he now lives with his wife, the poet Maria Taylor, and their twin daughters, Miranda and Rosalind.

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Royal 6.14" x 9.21″ (156 mm x 234 mm)

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