The Secret Piano – A Guest Review

 Posted by on July 22, 2014  Non-Fiction
Jul 222014
The Secret Piano - A Guest Review

The following review is written by my brother, William Hume, a classical pianist.  Check out his website, As a classical pianist, I am especially intrigued by the power of music to unite others.  Zhu Xiao-Mei’s story of hardship and destruction during China’s Cultural Revolution highlights the endearing capability of music and the arts.  Despite the brainwashing, propaganda, and discrimination that divided friends and family, Zhu Xiao-Mei was always able to draw inspiration and comfort from the piano. As Zhu Xiao-Mei explains, art is rich with human emotion and thought, and this is precisely why the Communist regime sought to [Read More…]