The Garden of Evening Mists

  • by Tan Twan Eng
  • Narrated by Anna Bentinck
  • 15 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Short listed for the Man Booker Prize 2012.
Malaya, 1949. After a career spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals, Yun Ling Teoh - herself the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp - seeks solace among the jungle fringed plantations of Northern Malaya. There she meets the enigmatic Aritomo, an exiled former gardener of the Emperor of Japan. Yun Ling asks Aritomo to create a garden in memory of her sister. But the jungle holds secrets of its own…


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A beautiful story and brilliant narration

An engrossing picturesque novel, superbly written. The narration is equally impressive. I am sure the story will remain with me forever..The brilliance of both the writing and the narration make for an unforgettable experience.
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- ej

brilliant listen

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A great book which makes the consequences of war and life under colonial rule for ordinary people very real. The South African accent slips quite a bit, but not enough to be distracting.

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- Jennifer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2012
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks