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The Piano Tuner

Author: Daniel Mason

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781400077717

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A New York Times Notable Book A San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, and Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year “A gripping and resonant novel. . . . It immerses the reader in a distant world with startling immediacy and ardor. . . . Riveting.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In 1886 a shy, middle-aged piano tuner named Edgar Drake receives an unusual commission from the British War Office: to travel to the remote jungles of northeast Burma and there repair a rare piano belonging to an eccentric army surgeon who has proven mysteriously indispensable to the imperial design. From this irresistible beginning, The Piano Tuner launches readers into a world of seductive, vibrantly rendered characters, and enmeshes them in an unbreakable spell of storytelling.
The Piano Tuner
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Daniel Mason
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-16 - Publisher: Vintage

A New York Times Notable Book A San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, and Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year “A gripping and resonant novel. . . . It immerses the reader in a distant world with startling immediacy and ardor. . . . Riveting.” —Michiko Kakutani,
The Piano Tuner
Language: en
Pages: 368
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Categories: British
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Picador

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