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  • State of Emergency

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    Description Praise About the Author Winner of Singapore Literature Prize 2018, FictionShortlisted for Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Fiction ...

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  • The Riot Act

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    Description Praise Book Trailer About the Author Nominated for the 2019 Singapore Book Awards, Best Literary Work Winner of the 2017 Epigram Bo...

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  • Confrontation

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    Description Praise About the Author Selected by The Business Times as one of the Best Books of 2013 Translated from the Malay by Shafiq Selamat...

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  • Nimita's Place

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    Description Praise Book Trailer About the Author Co-Winner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Fiction)Shortlisted for the 2019 Si...

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  • The Java Enigma

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    Description Praise Book Trailer About the Author Finalist for the 2020 Epigram Books Fiction Prize Look inside the book    |    Get the E-Book ...

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  • Son of Singapore

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the bookGet the E-book    Listen to the audiobook A publishing sensation in the 1970s and 1980s...

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  • Penghulu

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    Description Praise About the Author & Translator Translated from the Malay by Solehah Ishak Look inside the book   I   Get the E-book Pak S...

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  • Blue Sky Mansion

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    Description About the Author Shortlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2021Blue Sky Mansion tells the tale of Tang Mei Choon, a young g...

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  • Spider Boys

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the bookGet the E-book    Listen to the audiobook In the 1950s, the street boys of Singapore ca...

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    Scorpion Orchid

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the bookGet the E-book    Listen to the audiobook An exciting first novel set in pre-independen...

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  • Flowers at Dawn

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    Description About the Author & Translator Look inside the book   I   Get the E-book War is looming when Anbarasan arrives in Singapore from...

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  • Man of Malaysia

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the bookGet the E-book    Listen to the audiobook In this revealing sequel to his bestselling a...

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  • Green is the Colour

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book  |  Get the E-book First published by Landmark Books in 1993, Green is the Colour expl...

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  • Glass Cathedral

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book  I   Get the E-book Winner of the Singapore Literature Prize Commendation Award, Glass...

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  • Big Mole

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    Description Praise About the Author Shortlisted for Best Fiction Title for Singapore Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for Best Book Cover Design for...

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  • Balik Kampung

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    Description About the Author Balik Kampung is a collection of eight new tales of home written by authors who have lived in their neighbourhoods...

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  • Three Sisters of Sze

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book   I  Get the E-book Set in Penang, the well-heeled Sze family, initially loving, disin...

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  • Eye On The World

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    Description About the Author Look inside the bookGet the E-book    Listen to the audiobook Eye on the World is the third and concluding volume ...

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  • The Immolation

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book   I   Get the E-book Regarded as one of the pioneers of Singapore literature, Goh Poh ...

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  • Ricky Star

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book  I  Get the E-book First published in 1978 by Pan Pacific Book Distributors, Ricky Sta...

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  • The Harmony Silk Factory

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    Description About the Author Running the area's most impressive Chinese silk factory in the Malaysian region throughout the first half of the t...

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  • Rice Bowl

    Rice Bowl

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    Description Praise About the Author Rice Bowl - A first novel from the first Singapore Literature Prize Winner. It was a thrusting world out th...

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  • The Devil's Circle
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    The Devil's Circle

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    Description About the Author The War is over, the Union Jack flies again over the Municipal Building. Life has come full circle. Or has it? The...

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  • A Bit of Earth
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    A Bit of Earth

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    Description About the Author For centuries, Peninsula Malaya attracted fortune hunters, money-grabbing pirates and migrants seeking a better li...

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    Finding Maria

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    Description About the Author In December 1950, the worst riots Singapore has ever seen shut down the town for days, killing 18 people and wound...

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  • A Different Sky

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    Description Praise About the Author Singapore - a trading post where different lives jostle and mix. It is 1927, and three young people are st...

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  • Nazi Goreng

    Nazi Goreng

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    Description About the Author Nazi Goreng is a disturbing story of one young Malay man’s coming-of-age in the big city and offers a stunning por...

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  • The Flight of the Swans

    The Flight of the Swans

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    Description About the Author The Flight of the Swans is a rich and fascinating family saga set in British India and Malaya. Cursed, and with bl...

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  • Sacred Waters

    Sacred Waters

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    Description Praise About the Author Holding the child in the crook of her arm, her mother stood up and walked towards the river. ‘Where are you...

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  • Rogue Raider
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    Rogue Raider

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    Description About the Author It is the First World War and the Flashmanesque German naval reserve captain, Julius Lauterbach, is a prisoner of ...

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  • A Malayan Affair by Rob Holley bookcover
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    A Malayan Affair

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    Description About the Author The affair of the planter’s wife running off with her driver had been a burning topic in the British High Commissi...

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  • Olivia & Sophia

    Olivia & Sophia

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    Description About the Author Two audacious women; one remarkable man … When Raffles sets sail from the cold, damp confines of Georgian London t...

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  • The Flame Tree

    The Flame Tree

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    Description About the Author Jasmine Lian left Malaysia behind when she was eighteen and won a place at Oxford. Since then she’s led a golden l...

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