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The Piano Teacher (Paperback)
  • The Piano Teacher (Paperback)

The Piano Teacher (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 30/04/2009
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Ambitious, exotic, and a classic book club read, 'The Piano Teacher' is a combination of 'Tenko' meets 'The Remains of the Day'. Sometimes the end of a love affair is only the beginning...In 1942, Will Truesdale, an Englishman newly arrived in Hong Kong, falls headlong into a passionate relationship with Trudy Liang, a beautiful Eurasian socialite. But their love affair is soon threatened by the invasion of the Japanese, with terrible consequences for both of them, and for members of their fragile community who will betray each other in the darkest days of the war. Ten years later, Claire Pendleton lands in Hong Kong and is hired by the wealthy Chen family as their daughter's piano teacher. A provincial English newlywed, Claire is seduced by the colony's heady social life. She soon begins an affair...only to discover that her lover's enigmatic demeanour hides a devastating past. As the threads of this compelling and engrossing novel intertwine and converge, a landscape of impossible choices emerges - between love and safety, courage and survival, the present and above all, the past.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007286379

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I finally got around to reading The Piano Teacher and finished it earlier today. I'm really in two minds about whether I enjoyed it or not. I found the first few chapters very slow moving and was really... More

31st December 2011
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“Worth the read...”

A very interesting book, certainly worth a read!

9th March 2011
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“Too slow...”

3 stars worth given the research that was clearly required. It actually sheds some light on a part of history that I did not know that well, which was interesting. That said, I was not drewn into the double romance at... More

6th December 2009
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