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Memory in Malaysia

Malaysia Mountain mist
Malaysia Mountain mist

Destination: Malaysia (Malaya)

Book: The Garden of Evening Mists (NEW September 2012) by Tan Twan Eng

Winner of the Man Asia prize for 2012 (announced March 2013)

When I finished reading The Garden of Evening Mists late one night in Tucson, Arizona, I sat quietly for a while.  I had to leave Malaysia behind and say a reluctant farewell to the brave, intelligent and resilient Yun Ling, the woman who had been telling me her life story. Continue reading Memory in Malaysia