9780143116530

The Piano Teacher A Novel

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143116530

  • ISBN 10:

    0143116533

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/17/2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

In the sweeping tradition of The English Patient, Janice Y. K. Lee's debut novel is a tale of love and betrayal set in war-torn Hong Kong. In 1942, Englishman Will Truesdale falls headlong into a passionate relationship with Trudy Liang, a beautiful Eurasian socialite. But their affair is soon threatened by the invasion of the Japanese as World War II overwhelms their part of the world. Ten years later, Claire Pendleton comes to Hong Kong to work as a piano teacher and also begins a fateful affair. As the threads of this spellbinding novel intertwine, impossible choices emerge-between love and safety, courage and survival, the present, and above all, the past.

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