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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 Praises 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 book   |  Get the E-book  A publishing sensation in the 1970s and 1980s, Son of Singapore t...

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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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  • Spider Boys

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book   I   Get the E-book In the 1950s, the street boys of Singapore caught and bet on thei...

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    Scorpion Orchid

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book  I  Get the E-book An exciting first novel set in pre-independence Singapore. Scorpion...

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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 book   I   Get the E-book  In this revealing sequel to his bestselling autobiography Son of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eye On The World

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    Description About the Author Look inside the book  |  Get the E-book Eye on the World is the third and concluding volume of Tan Kok Seng’s auto...

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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

    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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  • Nazi Goreng by Marco Ferrarese
    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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  • Olivia & Sophia by Rosie Milne
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    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 Devil's Circle
    The Devil's Circle

    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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  • The Flame Tree
    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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  • The Flight of the Swans by D Devika Bai
    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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  • The Phoenix and the Crow
    The Phoenix and the Crow

    The Phoenix and the Crow

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    Description About the Author The Phoenix and the Crow is a story of corruption and abuse of authority in a small country town in China. Wang Bi...

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  • The Shaman of Bali by John Greet
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    The Shaman of Bali

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    Description About the Author Adam Milan washes up on the coast of Bali after being forced off a yacht at gunpoint by a psychotic captain. He is...

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  • Finding Maria - Localbooks.sg

    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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  • The English Concubine
    The English Concubine

    The English Concubine

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    Description About the Author In the fourth and final volume of the The Straits Quartet, Charlotte Macleod is the English concubine. Her love af...

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  • The Hills of Singapore
    The Hills of Singapore

    The Hills of Singapore

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    Description About the Author In Vol.3 of The Straits Quartet, young, beautiful and wealthy widow Charlotte Macleod leaves Batavia in the 1850s ...

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  • The Straits Quartet: The Red Thread by Dawn Farnham
    The Red Thread

    The Red Thread

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    Description About the Author Like Chinese silk, The Red Thread is, by turns, gentle and strong, exploring a love that breaks through the divide...

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  • The Shallow Seas
    The Shallow Seas

    The Shallow Seas

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    Description About the Author In Vol.2 of The Straits Quartet, Charlotte Macleod is nineteen, pregnant, and alone in 1842. She is fleeing a scan...

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