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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.
The Dancer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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 Planter's Wife
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Black and Whites and other new short stories from Malaysia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
"Black and Whites" is the fifth volume in CCCP’s World Englishes Literature series. This anthology explodes the official government ideology of “One Malaysia” from almost every perspective conceivable, be it familial, racial, religious, cultural, economic, or generational, defining the themes of twenty-first century Malaysia.