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Title: THE GARDEN OF EVENING MISTS
By: Tan Twan Eng
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1782110186
ISBN 13: 9781782110187
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Publisher: CANONGATE BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 28 April, 2013
Edition: Main
Pages: 352
Description: The international bestseller, winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012 and the 2013 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 and the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Synopsis: The International Bestseller Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012 Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction 2013 Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlisted for the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 'With ravishing sensuousness, it conjures up the lush landscapes and tea estates of Malaya during the 1950s Emergency ...A haunting novel about memory' Sunday Times Books of the Year In the highlands of Malaya, a woman sets out to build a memorial to her sister, killed at the hands of the Japanese during the brutal Occupation of their country. Yun Ling's quest leads her to The Garden of Evening Mists, and to Aritomo, a man of extraordinary skill and reputation, once the gardener of the Emperor of Japan. When she accepts his offer to become his apprentice, she begins a journey into her past, inextricably linked with the secrets of her troubled country's history.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Prizes: Winner of 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize 2012 Short-listed for Walter Scott Prize 2013 Short-listed for International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award 2014 Short-listed for The Man Booker Prize 2012
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