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The Ghost Bride - Yangsze Choo
The Ghost Bride
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Li Lan, a young Chinese woman, lives in 1890s colonial Malaya with her quietly ruined father, who returns one evening with a proposition — the fabulously wealthy Lim family want Li Lan to marry their son. The only problem is, he’s dead. After a fateful visit to the opulent Lim mansion, Li Lan... show more
Li Lan, a young Chinese woman, lives in 1890s colonial Malaya with her quietly ruined father, who returns one evening with a proposition — the fabulously wealthy Lim family want Li Lan to marry their son. The only problem is, he’s dead.

After a fateful visit to the opulent Lim mansion, Li Lan finds herself haunted not only by her ghostly would-be suitor, but also by her desire for the Lim’s handsome new heir, Tian Bai. Night after night, she is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, with its ghost cities, paper funeral offerings, vengeful spirits and monstrous bureaucracy. Li Lan must uncover the Lim family’s darkest secrets, before she is trapped in this ghostly world forever.  
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781471400797 (1471400794)
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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2.0 The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
The main character was clearly dropped on her head as a child, and I had a lot of other issues with this book. Weirdly I still enjoyed the writing style, enough so that I didn't ditch the book. Which is saying something. The topic was also rather interesting. Still had some major issues, like the ...
Sailing in a Sea of Words
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5.0 Book Review: The Ghost Bride
Book: The Ghost Bride Author: Yangsze Choo Genre: Fiction/Historical/Supernatural/Coming of Age Summary: Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound. Li Lan, the daught...
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3.5 Thoughts: The Ghost Bride
The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo "One evening, my father asked me if I would like to become a ghost bride..." Though ruled by British overlords, the Chinese of colonial Malaya still cling to ancient customs. And in the sleepy port town of Malacca, ghosts and superstitions abound. Li Lan, the daug...
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4.0 The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (Audiobook)
Read by the author. I decided to read the audiobook version of this title because the library had it available and I wanted to hear the preferred pronunciation of the names and so on. The author read the book herself, and although she could have distinguished the voices a little more, I did really...
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4.0 The Ghost Bride - Yangsze Choo
I'm always on the lookout for stories which are a bit different to the usual run-of-the-mill fantasy and The Ghost Bride was recommended by a couple of people as a result of its unusual (or not often written about, we should probably say) setting and underlying mythology. Li Lan is growing up in M...
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