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Janice Y. K. Lee
Janice Y.K. Lee was born and raised in Hong Kong and graduated from Harvard University. A former editor at Elle and Mirabella magazines in New York, she currently lives in Hong Kong with her husband and four children. show more

Janice Y.K. Lee was born and raised in Hong Kong and graduated from Harvard University. A former editor at Elle and Mirabella magazines in New York, she currently lives in Hong Kong with her husband and four children.
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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 8 years ago
The Piano Teacher, Janice LeeThis is a marvelous book about wartime Hong Kong and survival. The brutality of the Japanese was beyond my imagination although today, the brutality in the radical Islamic world may even surpass it. It seems humans have no end to imagination when it comes to horrific beh...
Between The Bookends
Between The Bookends rated it 8 years ago
I enjoyed this novel, it is a bit like The English Patient, but lacks the same intensity. The portrayal of wartime and post war Hong Kong is especially well done and since I was not overly familiar with that bit of history, I found it to be quite interesting. I think that the author did a fabulous j...
Quite Spectacular
Quite Spectacular rated it 8 years ago
It started off a bit too slow for my liking and not much happened until the last one hundred or so pages, which were fantastic, especially when read whilst listening to the 'Lust, Caution' score.
donnambrownuk
donnambrownuk rated it 9 years ago
The Piano Teacher by Janice Y K Lee is a beautifully written novel. Part love story, part war story it tells the story of two main characters, Will and Claire. The story stretches across ten years and starts in 1942 with Will's love affair with Trudy, a Eurasian socialite. Ten years later Will meets...
Electablue
Electablue rated it 9 years ago
I received the book as an advanced reader copy through Library Thing and had requested it because it looked like something I would enjoy.A young British woman goes to Hong Kong with her new husband, who she doesn’t really care for, but uses as an excuse to escape her life. She is hired by a wealthy ...
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