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The Planter's Wife
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. 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.
Shanghai Dancing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A "fictional autobiography," Shanghai Dancing is a dazzling meditation on identity, language and disorientation that combines photographs and written images in the style of W.G. Sebald. The winner of some of Australia's top literary prizes, Shanghai Dancing has been praised by its judges as "a work of major significance [that] challenges our expectations of storytelling..."
Hong Kong Rose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
If You Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight: Aspects of Practice for Gay and Lesbian Buddhists
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Offers both male and female, beginner and veteran a discussion of those aspects of Buddhist practice which benefit gay people and which address current issues of prejudice and homophobia.