Books tagged: asia

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Before Dawn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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.
The Dancer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dancer, a trilogy of novels, recounts the tumultuous days of Indonesia in the mid 1960s. In luscious descriptive language, author Ahmad Tohari describes a village community struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing world. The Dancer gives readers a ground-level view of the political turmoil leading up to and following the abortive coup in 1965.
The Saga of Siti Mariah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The Saga of Siti Mariah, a translation of Hikayat Siti Mariah by Haji Mukti, a largely unknown author in the history of modern Indonesian literature, is a window into the workings of Cultuurstelsel , the forced cultivation system imposed by the colonial government in the Dutch East Indies from 1830 until 1870.
The Rape of Sukreni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Violence, money, and melodrama-these are the volatile ingredients of The Rape of Sukreni. Written in the 1930s by A.A. Panji Tisna, a prince of the Balinese state of Buleleng, the novel is the author's best-known work and is still in print today.
The Curious Diary of Mr Jam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,950. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
He tried to bring comedy to Asia, but everyone just laughed at him. This funny, poignant tale, which the author describes as “a novel for legal reasons”, is more than just laugh-out-loud entertainment. It shines an essential light on what global culture will look like as eastern ways of thinking start to dominate.
From Laptop to Mountaintop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a tale of my trip around the world. I have seen things that I haven't seen before, and explored places that I haven't ventured. I hope that these stories will inspire those who have longed to travel and go on expeditions but couldn't to explore the uncharted land called our world.
The Planter's Wife
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Post War Malaya: in the wreckage of Japanese occupation, the world which the British knew had gone. Some return trying to rebuild their old lives, others to start anew. SG Simmons brings to life this extraordinary period of change to weave upon it a very human tale.
Mongols In The Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Великий кормчий Тимур-Ленг
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The life of Timur - Tamerlane interested me because his troops once marched through the villages of Caucasus. One day, his headquarters was almost at the point where now is the town of Kislovodsk. What was the purpose of his congests? That I am trying to understand in the course of writing this book. I hope that readers will be interested to learn about the accomplishments of Timur.
48 Hours in Istanbul
Series: 48 Hours. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Experience the only city in the world spanning across two continents and visit most of the sights in 48 hours. With hour-by-hour details, this is an exhaustive guide to Istanbul.