The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht

ISBN: 9781474613811

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“A magical, incredibly gripping story set in former Yugoslavia filled to the brim with tigers (obviously), folk tales, war and moving on, a mysterious grandfather (that shines throughout the book) and plenty other thought-and-belief-provoking characters and situations. You’re up for quite a discovery!” Marta

ISBN 9781474613811

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“A magical, incredibly gripping story set in former Yugoslavia filled to the brim with tigers (obviously), folk tales, war and moving on, a mysterious grandfather (that shines throughout the book) and plenty other thought-and-belief-provoking characters and situations. You’re up for quite a discovery!” Marta

A tiger escapes from the local zoo, padding through the ruined streets and onwards, to a ridge above the Balkan village of Galina. His nocturnal visits hold the villagers in a terrified thrall – but for one boy, the tiger is a thing of magic. Natalia is the granddaughter of that boy.

Now a doctor, she is visiting orphanages in the war-torn Balkans when she receives word of her beloved grandfather’s death, far from their home, in circumstances shrouded in mystery. Compelled to unravel the truth, Natalia stumbles upon a clue that will lead her to a tattered copy of The Jungle Book, and then to the most extraordinary story her grandfather never told her – the legend of the tiger’s wife.

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