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The Piano Teacher - A Novel

Janice Y. K. Lee

"A rare and exquisite story . . . Transports you out of time, out of place, into a world you can feel on your very skin." -Elizabeth Gilbert Janice Y.K. Lee's latest novel, The Expatriates, is now available from Penguin The New York Times bestseller 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.

"A rare and exquisite story . . . Transports you out of time, out of place, into a world you can feel on your very skin." -Elizabeth Gilbert Janice Y.K. Lee's latest novel, The Expatriates, is now available from Penguin The New York Times bestseller 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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"A rare and exquisite story . . . Transports you out of time, out of place, into a world you can feel on your very skin." -Elizabeth Gilbert Janice Y.K. Lee's latest novel, The Expatriates, is now available from Penguin The New York Times bestseller 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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Orlagh Cassidy

Length:

10h 46m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

43:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

35:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

25:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

32:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:40


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

38:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

59:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:00:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

14:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:45


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:20


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

11:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:36


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:37


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

18:37


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:42


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

11:37


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:50


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

11:10


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

13:58


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:48


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

16:05


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

10:31