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The Garden of Evening Mists: Summary and book reviews of The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
The novel's focus isn't strictly on plot but instead on creating a kind of metaphorical "mist" that only gives glimpses of forgotten memories. Some might find the book slow-going as a result, but the immersive experience of terrific writing about time and place more than compensates. The book is so rich in evocative detail and so steeped in its sense of place that it is hard not to be swept along for the ride. (Reviewed by Poornima Apte).
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