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Tan Twan Eng was born in Penang but lived in various places in Malaysia as a child. He studied law through the University of London and later worked as lawyer in one of Kuala Lumpur's most reputable law firms. He also has a first-dan ranking in aikido and is a strong proponent for the conservation of heritage buildings. His debut novel, The Gift of Rain was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Tan Twan Eng lives in Cape Town where he is working on his third novel.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Tan Twan Eng

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
The Garden of Evening Mists
Tan Twan Eng
Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2013. Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012. It's Malaya, 1949. After studying law at Cambrige and time spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals, Yun Ling Teoh seeks solace...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
The Garden of Evening Mists
Tan Twan Eng
Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. It's Malaya, 1949. After studying law at Cambrige and time spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals, Yun Ling Teoh seeks solace among the jungle...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2012

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