The Garden of Evening Mists

Tan Twan Eng
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Tan Twan Eng's rich, absorbing, internationally bestselling, Man Booker-shortlisted epic - now a major motion picture.

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Shortlisted for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE
Winner of the MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE
Winner of the WALTER SCOTT PRIZE
Shortlisted for the INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD

In the highlands of Malaya, a woman sets out to build a memorial to her sister, killed at the hands of the Japanese during the brutal Occupation of their country. Yun Ling's quest leads her to The Garden of Evening Mists, and to Aritomo, a man of extraordinary skill and reputation, once the gardener of the Emperor of Japan. When she accepts his offer to become his apprentice, she begins a journey into her past, inextricably linked with the secrets of her troubled country's history.

Author bio:

Tan Twan Eng was born in Penang, Malaysia. His debut novel The Gift of Rain was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007 and has been widely translated. The Garden of Evening Mists won the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012 and the 2013 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 and the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He divides his time between Kuala Lumpur and Cape Town.
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Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781838850685
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: January 2020
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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