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When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain (The Singing Hills Cycle Book 2) by [Nghi Vo]

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When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain (The Singing Hills Cycle Book 2) Kindle Edition

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A Hugo Award-Winning Series!

"Dazzling. . . . Readers who missed Vo’s debut will have no trouble following the second leg of Chih’s travels, and those returning will be pleased to sink into
another lush, sophisticated story of queer love and survival."―Publishers Weekly, starred review

"You don’t have to read Nghi Vo’s debut in order to follow this second short novel, but you’ll want to!
Feminist, layered and queer AF, Nghi Vo’s storytelling will mesmerize you. You should probably just read them both."―Ms. Magazine

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As a piece of fantasy literature, Vo’s worldbuilding is a command performance... We are in a golden age of the novella, and Vo knows how to make the most of the form, with short, propelling chapters and potent ideas. The world is scaffolded off real history and folk traditions but feels fresh and interesting, and Vo once again succeeds in using a scholarly, contemplative protagonist to tease deep emotion and significance out of old stories."―The Chicago Review of Books

"So good I want to marry it."―Martha Wells, New York Times bestselling author of The Murderbot Diaries

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Vo is my favorite fantasy debut of 2020."―Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

"This lyrical story of the cleric Chih unraveling the story of a ravenous tiger is
unforgettably original and gorgeously written."―PopSugar


Praise for
The Empress of Salt and Fortune

"Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful...
The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling."―NPR

"
Gorgeous. Cruel. Perfect."―Seanan McGuire

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A quiet, wrenching tale of resistance, resilience, and court intrigue."―R. F. Kuang

"A tale of rebellion and fealty that feels both classic and fresh,
The Empress of Salt and Fortune is elegantly told, strongly felt, and brimming with rich detail. An epic in miniature, beautifully realised."―Zen Cho

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Nghi Vo is the author of The Chosen and the Beautiful, a novel reimagining The Great Gatsby, and her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, PodCastle, Lightspeed, and Fireside. Born in Illinois, she lives on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Cindy Kay is a Chinese-Thai-American narrator and educator who grew up in the California Bay Area and lives in the Rockies. Her work has been described as listening to a "cozy best friend." She narrates fiction and nonfiction, and has studied Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, and Japanese.
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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B087P4CSJF
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Tordotcom (Dec 8 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 556 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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NGHI VO is the author of the novels Siren Queen and The Chosen and the Beautiful, as well as the acclaimed novellas When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain and The Empress of Salt and Fortune, a Locus and Ignyte Award finalist and the winner of the Crawford Award and the Hugo Award. Born in Illinois, she now lives on the shores of Lake Michigan. She believes in the ritual of lipstick, the power of stories, and the right to change your mind.

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