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Great book, couldn't put it down! Don't think you have to know a lot about music to enjoy this story. It was so good I wasn't ready for it to end. Too bad there's not a sequel!Published 8 days ago by Michele N.
An amazing account of an underpriviledge child becoming a world class pianist. I just reread it after many years and enjoyed it as much as I did the first time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ms. Marilynn A. Larson
music theory and a nice writing skill Good story line. It kept me interested even though some of the theory was beyond me. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Barbara Jean Roger
The story is unique and captivating, and the writing is fantastic.
I could almost hear the music as he described it and feel the inspiration the pianist felt.
The book is an old favorite and I needed to replace my copy. Unfortunately the glue on the binding gave way and I had to repair it.Published 9 months ago by Diana L. Paxson
This is an excellent novel that follows the life of a young poor boy who discovered how to play the piano while locked in his mother's apartment when she was away at work. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Shirley
Working in music as I do, I am particularly critical of novelists who try to write about musicians but get it wrong. In fact, I know very few who get it right. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Roger Brunyate
I think anyone would like this book, and musicians would especially enjoy it. Great story about the development of a young virtuoso.Published 12 months ago by Michael Trigoboff
I bought this thinking it was new.......the price was better, but usually they say if it is new or used.
This one was very used, pages very yellowed. Read more