Henry Murger, 1851. The original novel of sketches from which the libretto for Puccini’s La bohème was ultimately derived. This bawdy, brilliant and unsentimental work provides unmissable insights into the background and attitudes of the opera’s characters and is essential reading for anyone undertaking a performance.Download translation
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