The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto - Part One Summary & Analysis

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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is the story of fictional legendary musician Frankie Presto, depicting how his miraculous life and singular talent secretly influenced twentieth century music history.

The Spirit of Music, the spiritual embodiment of musical talent, narrates the novel. The narrative is interspersed with firsthand accounts from mourners at Frankie Presto's funeral, many of them famous figures, speaking to unknown sources such as reporters or other attendees.

Music says it lends a piece of itself to people at birth and comes to collect its piece back upon death. Music has come for Frankie's soul, but first tells the story of Frankie's unique life, his mysterious death, and the six magical strings on Frankie's guitar that changed lives. Part One covers the early stages of Frankie's life in Spain in the thirties and forties under a fascist regime, along with tales...

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