Little Ironies-Stories of Singapore

Little Ironies-Stories of Singapore
Brand: Heinemann
Product Code: 9789810637026
Availability: In Stock
Price: S$14.90
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Little Ironies-Stories of Singapore

Author: Catherine Lim

Published: 1978

Format: Paperback 97 pages

Level: Age 11-14


This is my first book, the one that launched me on the road to authorhood. The 17short stories are about ordinary men and women living their ordinary lives, often with a determination that is no less than extraordinary - the woman desperate to have a male child to appease her tradition-bound husband, the young student who jumps to her death after her poor exam results, the savvy Singlish-speaking taxi driver who makes extra money looking out for male Caucasian tourists to take them to the city's brothels.

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