Back cover of The Red Piano (2008) ~ Andre LeBlanc
Pianos are criminal. Pianists are criminals. Schools are closed down. The Communist Party is re-educating everyone.
But what possible purpose does music serve? Can it erase five years of exile, a wasted youth, cold, hunger, filth and imprisonment?
Collecting human compost from the latrines and transporting it to the fields, to fertilise the soil; this is what happens to a rebellious artist.
Yesterday's post presents the opening words of this delightful book HERE!
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