Tiger’s Wife, The: Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction and New York Times bestseller

Tea Obreht

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Published: 13-06-2019


The award-winning, awe-inspiring debut novel by Tea Obreht.

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WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION’Not since Zadie Smith has a young writer arrived with such power and grace’ Time’A marvel of beauty and imagination’ Ann PatchettA 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.One of the mostBRILLIANT (Sunday Times)ASTONISHING (New York Times)PRODIGIOUS (Guardian)FORMIDABLE (Financial Times)EXTRAORDINARY (Vogue)writers of her generation

Additional information

Weight 0.26 kg
Dimensions 28 × 130 × 196 mm
Page Count 368