Details

TitleThe Night Tiger
AuthorYangsze Choo
ISBN1250175453
ImprintYangsze Choo Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
FormatHardcover
Pages352

Description

A sweeping historical novel about a dancehall girl and an orphan boy whose fates entangle over an old Chinese superstition about men who turn into tigers.When 11 year old Ren s master dies, he makes one last request of his Chinese houseboy that Ren find his severed finger, lost years ago in an accident, and reunite it with his body Ren has 49 days, or else his master s soul will roam the earth, unable to rest in peace.Ji Lin always wanted to be a doctor, but as a girl in 1930s Malaysia, apprentice dressmaker is a suitable occupation Secretly, though, Ji Lin also moonlights as a dancehall girl to help pay off her beloved mother s Mahjong debts One night, Ji Lin s dance partner leaves her with a gruesome souvenir a severed finger Convinced the finger is bad luck, Ji Lin enlists the help of her erstwhile stepbrother to return it to its rightful owner.As the 49 days tick down, and a prowling tiger wreaks havoc on the town, Ji Lin and Ren s lives intertwine in ways they could never have imagined Propulsive and lushly written, The Night Tiger explores colonialism and independence, ancient superstition and modern ambition, sibling rivalry and first love Braided through with Chinese folklore and a tantalizing mystery, this novel is a page turner of the highest order.

Reviews

Sam

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

after downloading The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo, download-books.live is complete and free, I'm happy.


Lelora

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

I really like story The Night Tiger . I didn't expect it would be this good. I really hope the author will continue to update the story. this has a lot of potential, I hope you won't just give up. Keep working well, please.


Terran Tales

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

So far this is the best fan fiction on this site, truly extraordinary..


Lainey

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

I am very happy to find this site.


Sinead (Huntress of Diverse Books)

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

I've finished reading, this is great


Ming

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

love


Valentin Mirosh

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

The Night Tiger a very good book.


S. Yoshua

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

like


Lee

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

I like to join on this site, here are many famous books.


Cats Read Manga, Too

The Night Tiger By Yangsze Choo

good


Sign up to write a comment.