Scorpion on the Ceiling: A Scottish Colonial Family in South East Asia by Roderick Martine
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Published by North Highland Publishing on March 3, 2012. Nonfiction.
Charles Martine arrive in Singapore in 1922 to work for the Borneo Company, one of the great UK-financed merchant venture companies of South East Asia. It was a golden era, with Singapore becoming one of the most successful multi-racial co-operatives that have ever been known. Later on, Charles and his wife Pat were stationed in Penang, where their two daughters were born.