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Claire says over and over that Will acted like he never really loved her.
Although Claire would seem to be the more sympathetic of the three, none of the main characters were all that likeable.
The story never truly gripped me, I couldn't get interested in the characters and Ms. Lee's narration was very flat.
Wonderful book of Hong Kong during WW2 which was fascinating.Published 1 month ago by nancy p pruden
A captivatingly deep book that is not at all about piano. On the surface, The Piano Teacher is about Claire Pendleton who moved to Hong Kong with her husband in 1952. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Madison K
Having had the rare opportunity to visit Hong Kong, as well as Singapore and living for 3 years in the Philippines, my impression of Janice Lee's "The Piano Teacher" seems... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Juliana L'Heureux
This has almost nothing to do with a piano teacher. So don't be intrigued by the title. One of the characters teaches piano to one student and has an affair with the family's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jane D. Anderson
Despite the reams of material written about WWII, this is the first time I've ever read anything about its effect on Hong Kong, so, interesting time period, but there's where my... Read morePublished 2 months ago by M. Meszaros
I loved this book. The characters and stories were interesting. Loved reading about Hong Kong and the Japanese Invasion. Made me want to visit Hong Kong.Published 3 months ago by Kris Selecky
A difficult novel to read about a time in history unknown by many. Two overlapping stories that come together. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Barbara J. Deichmann
I loved the puts-you-back-there atmospherics of this novel, giving you the smells, feels and dangers of Hongkong in the 1940s and 1950s, complete with all the racist nuances of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Experienced seminar leader
Lee has done a masterful job of weaving the dynamics of the Crown colony of Hong Kong and the invasion of Japan. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. C. Meyer