Little Ironies: Stories Of Singapore
Author: Dr Catherine Lim
For ages 10-17
Format Paperback | 136 pages
Publication date 01 Jan 2013
Publisher Hodder Education
$14.90 Price Excluding Tax
Dr Catherine Lim is a full time writer in Singapore and is also a political commentator. Awards include Honorary Doctorate in Literature from Murdoch University, Southeast Asia Write Award, The Online Citizen Lifetime Achievement Award, and Humanist of the Year Award from the Humanist Society. Little Ironies: Short Stories of Singapore is Dr Lim’s first published book.
‘Little Ironies is probably the best collection of short stories by a single author yet published in the Republic … Catherine Lim’s greatest strength seems to be her unusual ability to stand apart as an observer of Chinese behaviour patterns in Singapore …’
Hsa Sharp, Business Times
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Catherine Lim Poh Imm (Chinese: 林宝音; pinyin: Lín Bǎoyīn, born 21 March 1942) is a Singaporean fiction author known for writing about Singapore society and of themes of traditional Chinese culture. Hailed as the “doyenne of Singapore writers”, Lim has published nine collections of short stories, five novels, two poetry collections, and numerous political commentaries to date.