When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

"Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful. . . . The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling."—NPR

The cleric Chih finds themself and their companions at the mercy of a band of fierce tigers who ache with hunger. To stay alive until the mammoths can save them, Chih must unwind the intricate, layered story of the tiger and her scholar lover—a woman of courage, intelligence, and beauty—and discover how truth can survive becoming history.

Nghi Vo returns to the empire of Ahn and The Singing Hills Cycle in this mesmerizing, lush standalone follow-up to The Empress of Salt and Fortune

Title:When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781250786166
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  • chai ?

    Hello, can I interest you in:- a non-binary cleric with little sense of self-preservation and the misfortune of being tragically curious- a girl, a mammoth, and a lance- scholar/apex predator slow-bur...

  • Tim

    Hey everyone, this is my 250th book review on Goodreads!!!I didn't even realize that until after the review was posted. While purely unintentional, I'm glad this book was on one of the landmark number...

  • Emma??

    When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain was a delightful, beautiful read. The prose was enchanting and I hung onto Vo’s every word until the very last page. Suffice to say, I loved this very much.The ...

  • Aliette

    A wonderful story about tales, truth, who gets to remember and what gets remembered--and also the f/f scholar/tiger romance of my heart. ...

  • Megan

    4.25 stars!! looooooved this and cant wait to read this whole series in the future!...

  • Bradley

    New silkpunk! While I really enjoyed the first of the Singing Hills Cycle books, I liked this one better.Why? I just did, okay! lolSeriously, it's all about the Tiger and the Scholar. The novella was ...

  • Sara

    I absolutely loved the first installment of cleric Chih and their travelling story of recording the Singing Hills history of myths and lore in The Empress of Salt and Fortune, and this followed the sa...

  • Boston

    4.5 stars. Full review to come!...

  • charlotte, ( of readsrainbow)

    And so you came to my house on the soft pads of a midwinter kitten, the whisper of your black tresses sweeping your heels, and so you came to my heart just as quietly. On my blog. Rep: Vietnames...

  • Malys

    ☆ 5 / 5 ☆The Empress of Salt and Fortune (The Singing Hills #1): 4 / 5 “I am yours, and so I will be your light and laughter. I am yours, so open your eyes to look at me, and open your mouth s...