"Pure enchantment" (Mail on Sunday
"Honest, moving and beautifully courageous" (Alice Walker)
"In this deft and original debut, Amy Tan shows that she is both a consummate storyteller and writer whose prose manages to be emotionally charged without a trace of sentimentality" (Sunday Times
"A brilliant first novel... Tan writes from the heart, cutting sharp edges with wit, wisdom and a gentle and delicate precision... The novel covers a remarkable spectrum and reveals the private secrets and ghosts that haunt, torment - and comfort. Completely compelling" (Time Out
"That rare, mesmerizing novel that one always seeks but seldom finds...a pure joy to read" (Chicago Tribune
A stunning reissue of Amy Tan's bestselling classic novel of mothers and daughters.
A collection of literature anthologies and reference books for Key Stage 3 onwards.
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About the Author
Amy Tan was born in the US to immigrant parents from China. Her novels include The Joy Luck Club
, The Kitchen God's Wife
, The Hundred Secret Senses
, The Bonesetter's Daughter
and Saving Fish from Drowning
, all New York Times
bestsellers and the recipient of various awards. She is also the author of a memoir, The Opposite of Fate
, two children's books, The Moon Lady
, and numberous articles for magazines. Her work has been translated into 35 languages and has been adapted for film, television and opera. Amy Tan also serves as the Literary Editor for the Los Angeles Times