The Flip Side

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They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us… In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy.

Sent as a bequest from an old friend, young Ren has a mission: to find his dead master’s severed finger and reunite it with his body. Ren has forty-nine days, or else his master’s soul will roam the earth forever. Ji Lin, an apprentice dressmaker, moonlights as a dancehall girl to pay her mother’s debts.

One night, Ji Lin’s dance partner leaves her with a gruesome souvenir that leads her on a crooked, dark trail. As time runs out for Ren’s mission, a series of unexplained deaths occur amid rumours of tigers who turn into men. In their journey to keep a promise and discover the truth, Ren and Ji Lin’s paths will cross in ways they will never forget.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

‘The two main characters will captivate you as their paths are destined to cross… you won’t be able to put this one down!’Reese Witherspoon

‘I was willingly propelled into a fascinating and exotic world’Daily Mail

They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us… In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy.

Sent as a bequest from an old friend, young Ren has a mission: to find his dead master’s severed finger and reunite it with his body. Ren has forty-nine days, or else his master’s soul will roam the earth forever. Ji Lin, an apprentice dressmaker, moonlights as a dancehall girl to pay her mother’s debts.

One night, Ji Lin’s dance partner leaves her with a gruesome souvenir that leads her on a crooked, dark trail. As time runs out for Ren’s mission, a series of unexplained deaths occur amid rumours of tigers who turn into men. In their journey to keep a promise and discover the truth, Ren and Ji Lin’s paths will cross in ways they will never forget.

Captivating and lushly written, The Night Tiger explores the rich world of servants and masters, ancient superstition and modern ambition, sibling rivalry and unexpected love. Woven through with Chinese folklore and a tantalizing mystery, this novel is a page-turner of the highest order. ‘An exuberant medley of magic, romance and weirdness’The Times'[A] highly imaginative and a spellbinding read’Woman’s Weekly

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Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9781405945714

Author

Bailey, James

Publisher

Penguin Books

Binding

Paperback

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