The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht

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About the book –

This is the debut novel of Tea Obreht, published in 2011, when it was also awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize).  It is set in fictional wartorn Balkan provinces, and the story spans generations.  At the heart of it is a young doctor, who has pieced together the pivotal events of her grandfather’s childhood in an attempt to still her own unrest.  It is dedicated to Stefan Obreht, the author’s grandfather.

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awb 2013

my first ever reading challenge — i’m signing up for gatheringbooks.org’s AWB reading challenge 2013, and going all out, aiming for level 4 🙂

1. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway – 6 Jan 2013

2.  The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht – 15 Jan 2013

3.  Hood by Emma Donoghue – 28 Jan 2013