logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
The Ghost Bride - Yangsze Choo
The Ghost Bride
by: (author)
4.25 20
A startlingly original voice makes her literary debut with this wondrous coming-of-age story infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, adventure, and fascinating, dreamlike twists.'One evening, my father asked me whether I would like to become a ghost bride...'Though ruled by British... show more
A startlingly original voice makes her literary debut with this wondrous coming-of-age story infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, adventure, and fascinating, dreamlike twists.'One evening, my father asked me whether 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 t
show less
Format: kindle
ASIN: B00A9V5YN8
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
4.0 The Ghost Bride
This book sat unread on my Kindle for nearly three-and-a-half years. For NEARLY THREE-AND-A-HALF YEARS I deprived myself of the beautiful, evocative storytelling of Yangsze Choo. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?!?!? (No, wait. Don’t answer that.) Semi-incoherent gushing to follow. This book is gorgeous. The...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
4.0 The Ghost Bride ★★★★☆
The Ghost Bride is one of those books where you have to endure a bit and set aside some initial impatience (with the pace, with the characters, with the romance setup) until the story takes off and it all starts to evolve. There’s a lot to love here. The beautiful imagery, the cast of characters, th...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.5 Malay flavored YA
Ghostly, entertaining jaunt. Foreign setting, lots of fantasy, family intrigues and romance. Teens and young adults would be a good audience for this one. I liked it well enough, though I wanted to thump some sense into Li Lan several times. And she does the distressed damsel quite a bit. And some...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 Ghost Bride
‘If we’re going to have a wedding, maybe we should have an exorcism first.’ ‘Are you mad?’ she said. ‘That’s the last thing anybody wants to hear before a wedding!’ Finally, finally, I got to read Ghost Bride. It's been on my kindle for such a long time, I nearly forgot about it. I had tried to...
want a real life adventure? come to Australia we have spiders bigger than your hand.
want a real life adventure? come to Australia we have spiders bigger than your hand. rated it
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 ...
Other editions (6)
Books by Yangsze Choo
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?