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Critical Praise

"Tsukiyama brings a fluid elegance to her complicated novels."

——San Francisco Chronicle

"She writes with great sensory detail, allowing her reader to touch, taste and feel the world she creates."

——Library Journal

"Tsukiyama’s writing style has a controlled fluidity, that hints at explosive passions lurking beneath the surface…. A sensory experience."

——Los Angeles Japanese Daily

"Tsukiyama’s third novel offers delicately fashioned glimpses of the charmed lives of two Hong Kong-born sisters and the family matriarchs who inspire and perplex them."

——The New York Times Book Review