The Night Tiger

Recommended by Ann Miurako, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Malaysia, Ranked #17 in Tigersee more rankings.

A sweeping historical novel about a dancehall girl and an orphan boy whose fates entangle over an old Chinese superstition about men who turn into tigers.

When 11-year-old Ren's master dies, he makes one last request of his Chinese houseboy: that Ren find his severed finger, lost years ago in an accident, and reunite it with his body. Ren has 49 days, or else his master's soul will roam the earth, unable to rest in peace.

Ji Lin always wanted to be a doctor, but as a girl in 1930s Malaysia, apprentice dressmaker is a more suitable occupation. Secretly, though, Ji Lin...

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Ann Miurako @jamescham @yangszechoo Already read it! Fantastic book and highly recommend (Source)

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