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The most popular work from provocative Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, The Piano Teacher is a searing portrait of a woman bound between a repressive society and her darkest desires. Erika Kohut is a piano teacher at the prestigious and formal Vienna Conservatory, who still lives with her domineering and possessive mother. Her life appears boring, but Erika, a quiet thirty-eight-year-old, secretly visits Turkish peep shows at night and watched sadomasochistic films. Meanwhile, a handsome, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old student has become enamored with Erika and sets out to seduce her. She resists him at first--but then the dark passions roiling under the piano teacher's subdued exterior explode in a release of perversity, violence, and degradation.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780802144614
  • ISBN-10: 0802144616
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Publish Date: October 2009
  • Dimensions: 8.22 x 5.56 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 pounds
  • Page Count: 288

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