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The Resource The Garden of Evening Mists

The Garden of Evening Mists

Label
The Garden of Evening Mists
Title
The Garden of Evening Mists
Statement of responsibility
Tan Twan Eng
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The International Bestseller '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
Summary
Seeking solace in the Malaysian plantations of her childhood after grueling World War II experiences, criminal prosecutor Yun Ling Teoh discovers a Japanese garden and its enigmatic tender, an exiled Japanese royal gardener who reluctantly accepts her as an apprentice
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Man Asian Literary Prize, 2012.
  • Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, 2013.
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10141218
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan Twan Eng
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fiction / General
Target audience
adult
Label
The Garden of Evening Mists
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300009232
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781782110194
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Garden of Evening Mists
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300009232
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781782110194
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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