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The Hundred Secret Senses, by Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses - Amy Tan

It’s been so long since I read Amy Tan’s vThe Hundred Secret Senses that all I could remember about it was that a) I really liked it, b) there was reincarnation, and c) hundred-year-old duck eggs somehow played a role in the plot. I needed a good book to read today, since the last two books I read were kind of duds. The Hundred Secret Senses delivered; it was even better than I remembered. In this novel, Tan once again explores cultural and generational clashes between Chinese American and Chinese relatives. This is not another Joy Luck Club, however, as the plot asks us to take a chance on the idea of reincarnation and promises kept across lifetimes...


Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type.