The Garden of Evening MistsBy Tan Twan EngSnappy ReviewPure poetry and prose. A remarkable read that cries out for more time to be savoured, than the ready world we live in gives us. An absolute must!SynopsisThe 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 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.