Review: The Tiger's Wife

Editorial Review - - Melanie Smith

"Everything necessary to understand my grandfather lies between two stories: the story of the tiger's wife, and the story of the deathless man. These stories run like secret rivers through all the other stories of his life of my grandfather's days in the army; his great love for my grandmother; the years he spent as a surgeon and a tyrant of the University. One, which I learned after his death, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - EdenSteffey - LibraryThing

I liked this book. I did have a hard time getting through it at some parts. I thought it moved kind of slow. I found that if I didn't read it for a while, I would have to go back and remind myself of ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheAmpersand - LibraryThing

I still haven't made my mind up about "The Tiger's Wife," and I don't know if my conflicted feelings about the book have more to do with the book itself or how I'm supposed to think about it. Let me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lindoula - LibraryThing

Quite simply, this is a poignant, beautifully written book. Read full review

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