The Gift of Rain

  • by Tan Twan Eng
  • Narrated by Gordon Griffin, Luke Thompson
  • 16 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penang, 1939: Sixteen-year-old Philip Hutton is a loner. Half English, half Chinese and feeling neither, he discovers a sense of belonging in an unexpected friendship with Hayato Endo, a Japanese diplomat.
But when the Japanese invade Malaya, threatening to destroy Philip's family and everything he loves, he realises that his trusted friend has been harbouring a devastating secret.


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Customer Reviews

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Simply the best most beautiful book ever.

This book moved me deeply. Beautifully written and expertly narrated. A true gem - which I will come back to. What a treat that was - I hung on every word.
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- Richard Calkin

Such beauty

A story of life, ethics and choises during the Japanes ocupation of Malaya. The book and the naration is simply beautiful. Enjoy!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-04-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks