The Brides of High Hill

, #5


Published by Tor.

3 stars (1 review)

The Cleric Chih accompanies a beautiful young bride to her wedding to an aging lord at a crumbling estate situated at the crossroads of dead empires. But they’re forgetting things they ought to remember, and the lord’s mad young son wanders the grounds at night like a hanged ghost.

The Singing Hills Cycle has been shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award, the Locus Award, the Ignyte Award, and has won the Hugo Award and the Crawford Award.

"A remarkable accomplishment of storytelling."―NPR on The Empress of Salt and Fortune

"Nghi Vo is one of the most original writers we have today."―Taylor Jenkins Reid on Siren Queen

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reviewed The Brides of High Hill by Nghi Vo (The Singing Hills Cycle, #5)

The Brides of High Hill, by Nghi Vo

3 stars

Cleric Chih returns in The Brides of High Hill, Nghi Vo’s fifth entry in the Singing Hills Cycle. Chih is once again on the road and collecting stories. This time, they have fallen in with a small family on their way to see their daughter married to the wealthy lord of Do Cao. This daughter has insisted that Chih follow along to keep her company. The daughter’s parents are less cheerful about their newest companion. Politeness keeps them from tossing Chih out on their ear. Before long, I daresay that Chih would have preferred to be tossed out on the road...

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley, for review consideration.