The Garden of Evening Mists - Tan Twan Eng (Paperback) 03-10-2019 Winner of The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2013 (UK). Short-listed for International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award 2014 (Ireland) and The Man Booker Prize 2012 (UK).
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Shortlisted for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE Winner of the MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE Winner of the WALTER SCOTT PRIZE Shortlisted for the 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.