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Historical Novels

  • Death of a Perm Sec

    S$20.90

    Description Book Trailer About the Author Finalist for the 2015 Epigram Books Fiction PrizeShortlisted for the Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 - Localbooks.sg

    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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  • 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 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 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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  • Snow Over Surabaya - Localbooks.sg

    Snow Over Surabaya

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    Description About the Author Not many British schoolgirls have grown up to become revolutionary heroes of distant, eastern nations but Muriel S...

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  • The Scarlet Macaw

    The Scarlet Macaw

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    Description About the Author Two entwined mysteries unfold in two time periods in Singapore: one in the present, the other in the 1920s. Artist...

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  • Year of the Tiger

    Year of the Tiger

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    Description About the Author During World War II, the Imperial Japanese Army looted untold amounts of gold and other valuables from across its ...

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  • Island of Demons

    Island of Demons

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    Description About the Author Many men dream of running away to a tropical island and living surrounded by beauty and exotic exuberance. Walter ...

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  • Forbidden Hill
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    Forbidden Hill

    S$18.60

    Description About the Author This is the first volume in a sweeping saga of historical fiction that spans the first 100 years of Singapore. Fea...

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  • A Choice Of Evils

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    Description About the Author This epic novel is set against the backdrop of the Sino-Japanese war, from the time Japan annexed Manchuria in the...

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