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THE TIGER'S WIFE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Young physician navigating postwar chaos in the Balkans tries to make sense of the mysterious death of her beloved grandfather.En route to a rural orphanage with plans on inoculating a group of motherless local kids, 28-year-old Natalia gets the sudden, sad news that her grandfather, a well-respected doctor, has passed away. That he died far from home, in a village that appears on no map, raises ... Read full review

Review: The Tiger's Wife

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - 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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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

3.5*** In an unnamed Balkan country, a young woman tries to find answers to her grandfather’s death. She knew he was ill, but not why he was in a small town far from home when he died. As she searches ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Bagpuss - LibraryThing

Several stories weave like threads through this – at times - supernatural tale. The main story involves a young doctor called Natalia, whose beloved Grandfather has recently died. He was ill but had ... Read full review

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User Review  - ladydriver - Overstock.com

did not enjoy this book do not recommend it Read full review

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All reviews - 185
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1 star - 7
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All reviews - 185
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