Literature

A Bit of Earth

A Bit of Earth

Suchen Christine Lim

$20.00

Malaya. A land of unparalleled richness. For centuries, the peninsular has attracted fortune hunters, money-grabbing pirates and migrants seeking a...

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A Crowd of Twisted Things

A Crowd of Twisted Things

Dawn Farnham

$18.50

In December 1950, the worst riots Singapore had ever seen shut down the town for days, killing 18 people and wounding 173. Racial and religious ten...

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A Woman of Bangkok

A Woman of Bangkok

Jack Reynolds

$18.50

Set against a beautifully observed Thailand of the 1950s, this is the story of a young Englishman‰۪s infatuation with a dance-hall hostess named Vi...

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And the Rain My Drink

And the Rain My Drink

Han Suyin

$17.00

First published in 1956, Han Suyin‰۪s magnificent novel about the Emergency Period in Malaya and Singapore evokes all the colour and conflict of a ...

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Bamboo Hear by Ann Bennett

Bamboo Heart

Ann Bennett

$18.50

Thailand, 1943: Thomas Ellis, captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore, is a prisoner-of-war on the Death Railway. In stifling heat he end...

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Bamboo Island by Ann Bennett

Bamboo Island

Ann Bennett

$18.50

Juliet Crosby has lived a reclusive life on her Malayan rubber plantation since the Second World War robbed her of everyone she loved. However, the...

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Best of Singapore Erotica

Best of Singapore Erotica

Richard Lord (Ed.)

$18.50

In this first-ever compendium of erotic writing from Singapore, we are presented with a selection of short stories, poetry and narrative nonfiction...

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Chinese Stories in Times of Change

Chinese Stories in Times of Change

David T.K. Wong

$18.50

These stories are told with a lucid economy of style and a singular depth of understanding. They bear witness in the way that good writing can to t...

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First Emperor

First Emperor

Squires Conrad

$22.00

What do you do when the dragon wakes up? You don t run for cover... you read this book cover to cover. Because this dragon is friendly! The book yo...

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Flowers at Dawn

Flowers at Dawn

A.R. Venkatachalapath(illus.), Singai Ma Elangkannan

$17.90

War is looming when Anbarasan arrives in Singapore from Tamil Nadu in the 1940s. Stirred by charismatic Indian National Army leader Subhas Chandra ...

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Iban Dream

Iban Dream

Golda Mowe

$17.00

Orphaned as a young boy in the rainforests of Borneo, Bujang is brought up by a family of orangutans, but his adult future has already been decided...

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Iban Journey

Iban Journey

Golda Mowe

$17.00

A curse hangs over Nuing‰۪s life. He may be the youngest son of the great headhunter Bujang Maias, but he is rejected by his longhouse community. W...

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It's Complicated: The Game Without Rules

It's Complicated: The Game Without Rules

Margerie Williams

$14.90

Alex is a quiet, unassuming secondary school student who becomes interested in Rachel, an overseas Singaporean who’s just returned from New York Ci...

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Joss & Gold
$18.50
Legendary Tales of Singapore

Legendary Tales of Singapore

Catherine GS Lim, Zaki Ragman (Illus.)

$7.50

"… they all beheld a strange animal. It seemed to move with great speed; it had a red body and a black head; its breast was white; it was strong an...

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Middle and First

Middle and First

Simon Tay

$23.32

A collection of short stories in two groups. “First” relates closely to the Singapore of the 1990s when an old way of life loses its grip in a fast...

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Monkey Magic: The Curse of Mukada

Monkey Magic I: The Curse of Mukada

Grant S. Clark

$11.17

When the orangutans of Mukada Nature Reserve start falling sick, Romy Alexander, who is visiting the reserve with her scientist father, tries to fi...

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Raising Arcadia

Raising Arcadia

Simon Chesterman

$18.60

Arcadia Greentree knows she isn’t exactly normal. But then she discovers she isn’t Arcadia Greentree either. Arcadia sees the world like no one els...

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Rice Bowl

Rice Bowl

Suchen Christine Lim

$18.50

Rice Bowl - A first novel from the first Singapore Literature Prize Winner. It was a thrusting world out there - every man for himself, striving, s...

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Scorpion Orchid

Scorpion Orchid

Lloyd Fernando

$17.90

An exciting first novel set in pre-independence Singapore. Scorpion Orchid follows the lives of four young men—a Malay, an Eurasian, a Chinese and ...

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Sister Swing

Sister Swing

Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

$18.60

Sister Swing chronicles the growing up years of three sisters. It follows their transplant from a relatively sheltered life in Malaysia to the raw ...

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The Best of Kirpal Singh

The Best of Kirpal Singh

Kirpal Singh

$21.90

Kirpal Singh is a poet, literary and cultural critic. An internationally recognised scholar, he was the first Asian director for the Commonwealth W...

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$21.90
The Catherine Lim Collection
$25.00
The Colin Cheong Collection

The Colin Cheong Collection

Colin Cheong

$25.00

Prolific writer Colin Cheong brings together three classic novellas and 23 short stories in this first-ever collection. Written in the 1990s, each...

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$25.00
The Devil's Garden

The Devil's Garden

Nigel Barley

$18.50

Gardens are magical places — images of Nature and Culture, models of paradise, spaces where plants live in war and peace, co-operation and competit...

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The Earnest Mask

The Earnest Mask

Xi Ni Er

$17.90

Translated by Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-chun Lin In this Singapore Literature Prize-winning collection of stories, an aging Japanese ex-sold...

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The Flight of the Swans

The Flight of the Swans

D. Devika Bai

$17.00

The Flight of the Swans is a rich and fascinating family saga set in British India and Malaya. Cursed, and with blood on his hands, Captain Ramdas ...

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The Heart Radical

The Heart Radical

Boyd Anderson

$21.45

Esteemed human rights lawyer Su-Lin Tan barely recognizes Professor Paris Thumboo when he delivers a lecture in London. For the last time she saw h...

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The Immolation

The Immolation

Goh Poh Seng

$17.90

Regarded as one of the pioneers of Singapore literature, Goh Poh Seng takes on larger-than-life themes in his most ambitious novel, which is set in...

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$17.90