The garden of evening mists tan twan eng on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers winner of the man asian literary prize an elegant and haunting novel of war art and memory the independent from the critically acclaimed author of the gift of rain malaya. The garden of evening mists starts in the late 1980s as retired judge teoh yun ling returns to yugiri a property where she spent a period of her life almost forty years earlier in malaya during the japanese occupation told in flashbacks as she looks back on her life the majority of the book is devoted the events of this time. from the garden of evening mists page 99 tan twan engs second novel is an alluring one filled with exquisite description of the malayan countryside against the backdrop of violencethe days here opened from beyond one set of mountains and ended behind another and i came to think of yugiri as a place lodged somewhere in a crease between . The garden of evening mists published in january 2012 is the second novel by malaysian novelist tan twan eng the first was the gift of rain 2007 the protagonist of the garden is the judge teoh yun ling who was a prisoner of the japanese during world war ii and later served as an apprentice to a japanese gardener as the story begins she is trying to make sense of her life and . The garden of evening mists by tan twan eng 9781782110187 the garden of evening mists won the man asian literary prize 2012 and the 2013 walter scott prize for historical fiction and was shortlisted for the man booker prize 2012 and the 2014 international impac dublin literary award he divides his time between kuala lumpur and cape town
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