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The Garden of Evening Mists - Tan Twan Eng
The Garden of Evening Mists
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781905802494 (1905802498)
Publisher: Myrmidon
Pages no: 350
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune rated it
3.5 The Garden of Evening Mists
He touched the envelope on the table. ‘You mentioned that you worked as a researcher for the War Crimes Tribunal.’ ‘I wanted to ensure that those who were responsible were punished. I wanted to see that justice was done.’ ‘You think I am a fool? It was not all about justice.’ ‘It was the only way ...
cczarneckikernus rated it
0.0 The Garden of Evening Mists
Another Booker prize winner I couldn't get into. :(
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Niwue's Reads rated it
4.5 Engaging, restrained, beautiful.
Malaya, 1949. After studying law at Cambrige and time spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals, Yun Ling Teoh, herself the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, seeks solace among the jungle fringed plantations of Northern Malaya where she grew up as a child. There she di...
Booka rated it
1.5 Ogród wieczornych mgieł
Chinka Teoh Yun Ling ma bardzo złe wspomnienia z czasów II wojny światowej. Była więźniarką obozu internowania. Nosi w sobie wielki ból po stracie ukochanej osoby oraz pewną tajemnicę. A jej olbrzymia niechęć do Japończyków, którzy dopuścili się krzywdy na niej i jej rodzinie sprawia, że nie może so...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story rated it
5.0 The Garden of Evening Mists
This was an amazing story, drenched in beauty, but an incomplete beauty, full of sorrow, but a sorrow with many questions, with unresolved anger. It tells the story a history of the main character, as she looks back to WWII and the ensuing fight for Malaysia, between the British and communists, and...
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