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Recommended Read #2848175
05/14/19 06:37 PM
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I highly recommend a new 2019 novel ''The Weight of a Piano"" by Chris Cander, the central 'character' is a 100 year old Bluthner upright and Ms Cander weaves a thrilling tale both mysterious and tragic of parallel narratives of the intertwining personalities who both are deeply committed to this piano, great read!

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Re: Recommended Read [Re: martin snow] #2848260
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Just finished reading it--I agree on all scores ( terrible pun)

Re: Recommended Read [Re: martin snow] #2848529
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I have just started reading the book.It looks just what I need at the
moment.An easy to read novel involving a piano which has survived
war, and other great conflicts but which was created with love.
To the more cynical -all I can say there is no shame in expressing
ones emotions or delighting in a book like this.
Thank you for suggesting this book!

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Re: Recommended Read [Re: martin snow] #2849120
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Sounds interesting!


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Re: Recommended Read [Re: martin snow] #2849187
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It has however some rather "spicey" sections ?

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