Books tagged: asia

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Reunion (German edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: German. Published: May 28, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nach fast dreißig Jahren trifft der amerikanische Kriegsberichterstatter Tony Collins Sam Rith wieder, einen ehemaligen Kindersoldaten der Roten Khmer. Tony hatte dem sterbensmüden, fünfzehnjährigen Sam einst einen Neuanfang in den Vereinigten Staaten ermöglicht...
Retrouvailles (French edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: French. Published: May 28, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tony Collins, un correspondant de guerre américain, et Sam Rith, un ancien enfant-soldat chez les Khmers rouges, se retrouvent trente ans après. Tony a aidé Sam, un adolescent de quinze ans meurtri par la guerre et les camps de réfugiés, à refaire sa vie aux Etats-Unis...
The Doughty Warriors - It's Our Forest Too
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Faris Digital Solutions. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Six children, differing ethnicities, are friends in a fictitious country in South East Asia. They discover that the rain forest is about to be destroyed by the evil palm oil baron who wants to plant palm oil instead. With help from their parents, the villagers, indigenous people, and the creatures of the forest, they eventually manage …
Earth Dance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Earth Dance, the story of four generations of Balinese women, centers on conflicts that arise between the demands of caste and personal desires.Narrated by Ida Ayu Telaga, a Balinese woman in her thirties, the novel shows Balinese women—as depicted by her mother, grandmother and female peers—to be motivated by two factors: the yearning to be beautiful, and the desire for a high-caste husband.
The Painter of Lost Souls
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fast-paced, intensely emotional drama of Indonesian life high and low, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the reformasi era, after the fall of Suharto in 1999. The Painter of Lost Souls is the story of Sito, a brilliantly gifted artist who leaves his home in a poor village in Central Java while still in his teens, to make his name and his fortune in the royal city of Jogjakarta.
Fireflies in Manhattan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fireflies in Manhattan, a collection of short stories by Umar Kayam, brings together significant works representing the three major focal points of this his literary career. The stories produced by Kayam during his literary career vary greatly in subject matter and tone. What binds them together is that in each and every one, one hears the voice of the common man.
Drought
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Drought, a translation of Iwan Simatupang’s novel, Kering (1972), is a joyous celebration of life and human commitment. Its hero is an ex-student, ex-soldier, and ex-bandit, who decides to transmigrate to one of the outer islands of Indonesia to restart life as a farmer. Drought shows Simatupang writing at the height of his powers and is a lyrical testimony to the strength of the human character.
Jazz, Perfume & the Incident
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jazz, Perfume & the Incident, by Seno Gumira Ajidarma, was first published in Indonesian in 1996 and is the first major Indonesian literary work to deal critically with the horror of life under military occupation in East Timor.C all it fact or call it fiction, Jazz, Perfume & the Incident offers a penetrating look at both Indonesian officialdom and the desires of young Indonesians.
The Rose of Cikembang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First published in 1927 as Bunga Roos dari Tjikembang, Kwee Tek Hoay’s The Rose of Cikembang is an excellent example of the so-called peranakan literature of the Netherlands East Indies that flourished between 1900 and the Japanese Occupation beginning in 1942. Highly sentimental in tone, the novel is rich in many of the controversial themes that Kwee was famous for.
Before Dawn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Before Dawn is a collection of poems by Sapardi Djoko Damono dating from 1961 to 2001. One of Indonesia’s most popular poets, Sapardi has proven himself capable of depicting an acute imaginative awareness of experience.