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The night tiger / Yangsze Choo.

The night tiger / Yangsze Choo.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F CHOO
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
F CHOO
Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
F CHOO
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
F CHOO
Adult Fiction   Watsons Bay . Available .  
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Field name Details
ISBN 9781787470460 (paperback)
Author Choo, Yangsze author.
Title The night tiger / Yangsze Choo.
Publisher/Date London : Quercus, 2019.
©2019
Pagination etc. 473 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Quick-witted, ambitious Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother's Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for. Eleven-year-old houseboy Ren is also on a mission, racing to fulfill his former master's dying wish: that Ren find the man's finger, lost years ago in an accident, and bury it with his body. Ren has 49 days to do so, or his master's soul will wander the earth forever. As the days tick relentlessly by, a series of unexplained deaths racks the district, along with whispers of men who turn into tigers. Ji Lin and Ren's increasingly dangerous paths crisscross through lush plantations, hospital storage rooms, and ghostly dreamscapes. Yangsze Choo's The Night Tiger pulls us into a world of servants and masters, age-old superstition and modern idealism, sibling rivalry and forbidden love. But anchoring this dazzling, propulsive novel is the intimate coming-of-age of a child and a young woman, each searching for their place in a society that would rather they stay invisible.
Subject Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Superstition -- Fiction
Young women -- Malaysia -- Fiction
Chinese -- Malaysia -- Fiction
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F CHOO
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