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The Piano Teacher: A Novel - Janice Y. K. Lee
The Piano Teacher: A Novel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670020485 (0670020486)
ASIN: 0670020486
Publisher: Viking
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 The Piano Teacher: A Novel
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
3.0 The Piano Teacher: A Novel
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
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 rated it
4.0 The Piano Teacher: A Novel
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 rated it
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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