However, the book isn't about Schumann. Biss incorporates likewise a short survey crafted by a portion of his #1 writers from the twentieth and 21st hundreds of years, every one of whom, Biss thinks, shares a hurt for the past. This overview incorporates a few not-so-adulatory perceptions about Schumann as well. There is in any case a propensity for affection and love that plagues these basic notes on the life and works of Schumann. It is practically similar to a hovering mother expounding on her kid, cherishing the posterity disregarding - or even as a result of - the kid's imperfections. Eventually, this book might be for the following best thing to paying attention to Schumann's music itself. In any case, others, who may not love Schuman, may not appreciate and connect with this funeral poem to such an extent. The book may in this way get confused with an unrelieved droning as opposed to a balanced orchestra.