When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain Details

"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

Get a Copy :

Amazon
Title:When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781250786166
Format Type:

    When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain Reviews

  • 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 numbe...

  • 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 ...

  • Althea | themoonwholistens ?

    “When you love a thing too much, it is a special kind of pain to show it to others and to see that it is lacking.” such charming characters and stories that talk about the wonders of storytelli...

  • K.J. Charles

    A rather lovely short featuring the cleric Chih, on a storygathering mission without their talking bird this time, plus mammoth-riders and weretigers. It's a layered tale where we get Chih telling a s...

  • 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. ...

  • Charlotte

    “When you love a thing too much, it is a special kind of pain to show it to others and see that it is lacking.”So What’s It About?The cleric Chih finds themself and their companions at the mercy...

  • Tatiana

    Almost as good as the first one. A love story of a scholar and a tiger, told from two perspectives. Intricate and layered, set in a fully realized, lived in fantasy world. More please....

  • Sara

    I had completely forgotten I had pre-ordered this book and was therefore absolutley delighted when it arrived. I cannot stress enough how much i adore this series! The writing is fantastic and really ...

  • Megan

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