The Ghost Bride Yangsze Choo

The Ghost Bride

Author: Yangsze Choo
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Book Title
The Ghost Bride
Author
Yangsze Choo
ISBN
9780062227331
Now a Netflix original drama From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Tiger, a Reese's Book Club pick, Yangsze Choo's stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists.Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a "ghost bride" for their son, who has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price? Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets--and the truth about her own family.--Kirkus ReviewsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Yangsze ChooPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 08/05/2014ISBN: 9780062227331Pages: 360Weight: 0.65lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.00d

Now a Netflix original drama

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Tiger, a Reese's Book Club pick, Yangsze Choo's stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists.

Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a "ghost bride" for their son, who has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price?

Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets--and the truth about her own family.


--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Yangsze Choo
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 08/05/2014
ISBN: 9780062227331
Pages: 360
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.00d

Now a Netflix original drama

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Tiger, a Reese's Book Club pick, Yangsze Choo's stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists.

Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a "ghost bride" for their son, who has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price?

Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family's darkest secrets--and the truth about her own family.


--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Yangsze Choo
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 08/05/2014
ISBN: 9780062227331
Pages: 360
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.00d