The Garden of Evening Mists - Chapters 16 -17 Summary & Analysis

Tan Twan Eng
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In Chapter 15, the new high commissioner arrived and toured the tea plantation. Chief Inspector Thomas Aldrich introduced himself to Ling. He believed someone on the tea plantation was helping rebels and asked Ling to look for information. After the tour of the tea plantation, Ling gave the visitors a tour of Aritomo's garden. They asked Aritomo what name he had chosen for the pavilion. Ling was surprised when he said it was called Pavilion of Heaven. Aldrich told Aritomo that a Japanese group was traveling the area. He asked if Aritomo had heard from them. Ling sensed a heightened interest but Aritomo said he had not.

Later, Ling thought about her real reason for working on the War Crimes Tribunal. She had been seeking information that would lead her to Yun Hong's burial place. One of the Japanese criminals she prosecuted was Captain...

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