The Piano Tuner: A Novel

The Piano Tuner: A Novel

Authors: Mason, Daniel

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781400077717

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis: New York Times Notable Book
San Francisco ChronicleSan 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.

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