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Franz Schubert – genius and ladies’ man? Martin White’s novel explores the complex truth of his sexuality, conflicts, and illnesses – set against the background of Metternich’s police state, and his escape to the Alps and Hungary.

Cambridge educated and a solicitor by profession, Martin retired in 2005 and is seeking to establish a second career as a writer.  “To Catch the Conscience of the King”, which is about the fall of Edward II, was his first published novel and he has turned a life-long love for Schubert’s music into the biographical novel, “Life Unfinished”.

Martin lives in Solihull and has broad interests in the arts, European travel, and languages.