|Piano Teacher, the (2009) [Novel]|
by Janice Y. K. Lee
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(From the publisher):
In 1942, Will Truesdale, an Englishman newly arrived in Hong Kong, falls passionately in love with Trudy Liang, a beautiful Eurasian socialite. But their affair is threatened by the invasion of the Japanese as World War II overwhelms their lives.
Ten years later, Claire Pendleton comes to Hong Kong and is hired by the wealthy Chen family as their daughter's piano teacher. Seduced by the colony's heady social life, she soon begins an affair...only to discover that her lover is hiding a devastating past. As the threads of this spellbinding novel interwine, impossible choices emerge-between love and safety, courage and survival, the present, and, above all, the past.
Original title: The Piano Teacher
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Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Asia