Truth as Fiction: When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo

Release Date: December 8, 2020
Series: Singing Hills Cycle #2
Publisher: Tor.com Publishing
Genre: Fantasy

Description

“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.”

My Review

There was a moment toward the end of The Empress of Salt and Fortune where Chih learns the truth about the new empress when I realized just how supremely talented Nghi Vo is. I experienced that realization again in When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain, the second book in her Singing Hills Cycle, with the resolution of the story of the foxes. Tiger proves that all the praise thrown her way is warranted…

To read the rest of my review, head over to Tor.com.

Buy it at Bookshop.org (affiliate link).

Thanks to the publisher for sending me a review copy.

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