American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Corelli, Arcangelo 1653-1713. Italian violinist and composer who is remembered for his 12 concerti grossi, which shaped the development of the concerto.
- n. Italian violinist and composer of violin concertos (1653-1713)
“Closing the week on a high note, novelist and musician Louis de Bernieres, who wrote Captain Corelli's Mandolin, will perform in St Brendan's Church on Saturday night.”
“The fictional Captain Corelli loved music, culture, and his mandolin.”
“You can diagnose a Jeff Fisher book cover at sixty paces now, ever since those early Captain Corelli's Mandolin days and they haven't lost one iota of their appeal for me, I love them.”
“Obviously this one is another Captain Corelli's Mandolin and I've cut it off a page or so too soon.”
“I also really like the magical realism style; I thoroughly liked Captain Corelli's Mandolin for similar reasons.”
“But, as Captain Corelli's Mandolin is such a wonderful book, I'm now going to try the recipe.”
“I have not been able to watch the film version of Captain Corelli's Mandolin because I have such an emotional attachment to the book and Nicholas Cage just is NOT Corelli.”
“I shouldn't have read Anne Michael's beautiful Fugitive Pieces straight after Captain Corelli's Mandolin when I was still suffering from emotional collapse - didn't do it justice. (must go back to it.)”
“I’ve heard Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is good, though I haven’t read it yet.”
“Perhaps Richard Sharpe’s dashing bravery makes you swoon, or do you prefer the quiet intensity of Captain Corelli?”
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