The Tiger's Wife
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Economist • Vogue • Slate • Chicago Tribune • The Seattle Times • Dayton Daily News • Publishers Weekly • Alan Cheuse, NPR’s All Things... show more
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Economist • Vogue • Slate • Chicago Tribune • The Seattle Times • Dayton Daily News • Publishers Weekly • Alan Cheuse, NPR’s All Things Considered SELECTED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times • Entertainment Weekly • The Christian Science Monitor • The Kansas City Star • Library JournalIn a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her—the legend of the tiger’s wife.Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.
Publish date: November 1st 2011
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
Lately, I feel as if I'm behind on everything. This was my book club's January pick and discussion, which we already had, and only now am I getting around to writing the review on here. *sigh* Anyways, this book was thoroughly enjoyable. No words were minced and the author expects the reader to ma...
I enjoyed parts of the story -- like anecdotes, especially the part about the 'deathless man', but I didn't fully appreciate the story as a whole. I guess I didn't quite understand the subtle nuances which tied everything together. While I didn't see the story as being disjointed, I read it along th...
This book was, disappointingly, only okay. I love the premise--a life reconstructed through folktales, through the stories we tell and don't tell?--and, often, liked the stories themselves, but didn't feel that they ever came together grandly as they should have. The content was strong but, aside fr...
I'm trying so hard to enjoy literary fiction. I really am. I just don't understand most of it, including this book.I understood so little of this book that I'm not even sure how to summarize it. I don't really know what the book is about. I understood the story, but I'm not sure what I was supposed ...
Hello, my children. I am writing this on a pittance of sleep, with my head full of Shakespeare and obnoxious thesis words like ‘perfunctorily,’ so if I don’t make much sense, please forgive me. At any rate, not to be derailed from my goal of reading 70 books this year, I picked a short one for thi...
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