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The night tiger: A Novel

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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-01-25 07:30:37AM
Last Indexed2021-01-25 07:45:01AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781250175458

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The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick

"A sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world." —Kirkus (starred review)

An utterly transporting novel set in 1930s colonial Malaysia, perfect for fans of Isabel Allende and Min Jin Lee

Quick-witted, ambitious Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother's Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for.

Eleven-year-old houseboy Ren is also on a mission, racing to fulfill his former master's dying wish: that Ren find the man's finger, lost years ago in an accident, and bury it with his body. Ren has 49 days to do so, or his master's soul will wander the earth forever.

As the days tick relentlessly by, a series of unexplained deaths racks the district, along with whispers of men who turn into tigers. Ji Lin and Ren's increasingly dangerous paths crisscross through lush plantations, hospital storage rooms, and ghostly dreamscapes.

Yangsze Choo's The Night Tiger pulls us into a world of servants and masters, age-old superstition and modern idealism, sibling rivalry and forbidden love. But anchoring this dazzling, propulsive novel is the intimate coming-of-age of a child and a young woman, each searching for their place in a society that would rather they stay invisible.

"A work of incredible beauty... Astoundingly captivating and striking... A transcendent story of courage and connection." —Booklist (starred review)

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subject_facetFantasy fiction
Historical fiction
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Superstition -- Fiction
title_displayThe night tiger
title_fullThe Night Tiger A Novel
The night tiger / Yangsze Choo
title_shortThe night tiger
title_subA Novel
Historical Fiction
Mothers and daughters