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The Piano Shop On The Left Bank By T.E. Carhart

The Piano Shop On The Left Bank
by T.E. Carhart

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Carhart, an American living in Paris, is intrigued by a piano repair shop hidden down a street near his apartment. Packed with delicate cameos of Parisians and reflections on how pianos work and their glorious history, The Piano Shop on the Left Bank is an atmospheric and absorbing journey to an older way of life.
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The Piano Shop On The Left Bank Summary


The Piano Shop On The Left Bank by T.E. Carhart

T. E. Carhart, an American living in Paris, is intrigued by a piano repair shop hidden down a street near his apartment. When he finally gains admittance to the secretive world of the atelier, he finds himself in an enormous glass-roofed workshop filled with dozens of pianos. His love affair with this most magical of instruments and its music is reawakened. Packed with delicate cameos of Parisians and reflections on how pianos work and their glorious history, The Piano Shop on the Left Bank is an atmospheric and absorbing journey to an older way of life.

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The Piano Shop On The Left Bank Reviews


"Quirky and tender...beguiling" -- Rose Tremain * Sunday Telegraph *
"A love affair with the piano... A minor classic" * Times Literary Supplement *
"Captivating...full of knowledge...suffused with Parisian sensations...he can choose words that make us feel and hear the instruments he plays...when you close it you feel you have been on holiday" * Sunday Times *
"Charming...a cool, autumnal breeze of a book...written out of love" * Guardian *

About T.E. Carhart


T. E. Carhart is an American who lives in Paris. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank is his debut novel. His second book, Across the Endless River, was published in 2009.

Additional information

GOR001090513
The Piano Shop On The Left Bank by T.E. Carhart
T.E. Carhart
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2001-06-01
256
0099288230
9780099288237
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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