The Piano Tuner Quotes

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"Let's just say that there are men who lose themselves in the rhetoric of our imperial destiny, that we conquer not to gain land and wealth, but to spread culture and civilization. I will not deny them this, but it is not the duty of the War Office" (Chapter 1, p. 17).

"Moreover, he was uncomfortable with the popular portrayal of the Oriental as lazy and ineffectual, one only had to know the history of the piano, he would tell Katherine, to know this wasn't true" (Chapter 2, p. 32).

"Part of my decision certainly rests in my confidence in Dr. Carroll, and a sense of shared mission with him and his desire to bring the music I find beautiful to places where others have only thought of bringing guns" (Chapter 3, p. 50).

"Once, in London, he tuned the Erard of a wealthy Indian banker, the son of a Maharaja, who showed him...

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