The Pianoplayers

by Anthony Burgess

Hardcover, 1986





New York : Arbor House, 1986.


A comic romp through the life of Ellen Henshaw, retired in the south of France after a career of entertaining gentlemen. Ellen recalls her travels and travails with her piano-playing father, an unsung genius brought down by women and drink.

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Read This: This book is wonderfully written by a master of the English language. He writes in the first person as a girl, a difficult task for any man, but if you didn't know who wrote it, you wouldn't be able to tell. The book is entertaining and very interesting. It is very different from "A Clockwork Orange," which is good because here you can see the author's depth and amazing ability.… (more)


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