It got me thinking about music in other forms of sci-fi, and I remembered just how much I loved that violin piece Prarie plays for her father in The OA. The melody is by musician Rostam Batmangli.
When a book intertwines words with music, I find it a distinctly joyful experience. On occasion, I find connections between the books and music I love, as evidenced by the piece I wrote about Soundtracking A Story on my own site (or my friend’s post that inspired it). The truly rare gem, though, is the book that gets music right, despite being a big ol’ collection of written words. Today, I’m listing five SFF books that fit the (play)bill.
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