Was Charlie Really a Village Idiot? Life’s Lessons In Overcoming Torment

Rated 4.33/5 based on 6 reviews
This is a story about Charlie, tormented as the Village Idiot. However, his honesty endeared him to his bosses and he climbed the career ladder. He returned triumphantly to his native village as a rich man. The Village Chief was astounded by his success and attributed it to his luck. But it was not luck that was responsible for Charlie's success. The Chief regretted his earlier decision.

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About Talib Zulpilip

Talib Zulpilip graduated with a Master of Commerce and Administration degree in 1976 from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. He now resides in Malaysia, in the state of Sarawak which is variously known as the Land of the White Rajahs or Land of Headhunters He is currently the Chairman of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation , a profitable government linked entity . He teaches economics and management part time at various universities in Malaysia. He also presents papers at seminars.

He is married to Zaliha Christine , a research scientist. They have four children, and three little granddaughters Alesha, Amira and Ezrine who keep them entertained.

He also is involved in a number of charities.


Review by: kieran tan on July 25, 2012 :
A good read! Filled with strong values!
(reviewed 60 days after purchase)
Review by: DARLIZA ZAMRI on June 4, 2012 :
This is a great and easy to read book  that's filled with important life lessons. It was very interesting and insightful. :)
(reviewed 8 days after purchase)
Review by: Ahmad Kamal on June 4, 2012 :
Sticks & stones will brake my bones, but torments will make me stronger ;)
(reviewed 8 days after purchase)
Review by: Siti Nurazlina on May 30, 2012 :
A person can succeed despite drawbacks.
Perseverance, personal qualities and taking opportunity of circumstances allow a person to succeed.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Talib Zulpilip on May 30, 2012 : (no rating)
Amazing story!
Who needs to be a genius to be a success
A story with lessons to ponder

-Mizz Bedot-
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Mohd Waldemar Wafi Lim on May 29, 2012 :
A modest heartwarming story about honesty, patience & perseverance that gives a humbling sensation to the reader. A simple guide to the recipe of success - The right way.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)
Review by: Afif Ahmad on May 28, 2012 :
A simple yet poignant short story of an underdog who reminded us all about the value of 'honesty', and where it can take you in life. A recommended read that is suitable for all ages.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)
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