I think I did the right thing listening to the audio-book of the first book just just a week before starting this, because it refreshed my memory of the world and it made me feel connected to this story immediately. As storytelling forms the main narrative of this novella, the author uses her poetic and beautiful writing style to weave a story within a story, while also keeping up the tension taut and us readers hooked to every single word. I was lost to the mesmerizing words and didn’t even realize that the book was almost over…

Source: ARC Review: When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo – My World of Books