The Garden of Evening Mists
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Why is it that Yun Ling's friend and host Magnus Praetorius, seems to almost immune from the depredations of the Communists? What is the legend of 'Yamashita's Gold' and does it have any basis in fact? And is the real story of how Yun Ling managed to survive the war perhaps the darkest secret of all?
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Thanks Adeborde. I find writing reviews challenging sometimes because it is hard to comment on something without revealing too much about the plot. However, I always remind myself how mad I get at the reviewers who summarize plot so completely that they spoil it for future readers. It is often a very fine line to walk. There are a few reviewers on this site that are really great at writing fantastic reviews, they really inspired me to discover some new books. On the other note have you read the previous book by Tan Twan Eng?
No, I haven't read his earlier "The Gift of Rain", but I've put it on the wishlist. It would be interesting to look back at to see how he is evolving as a storyteller too.
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