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Children of the Ark

Publisher: Epigram Books
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  • About the Author
  • Longlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2020

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    An underground rebel group sneaks around Singapore using Forbidden Paths to save shunned children called the Pentagons.

    Zan loathes the children called Pentagons, but she is tasked to save them.
    The rescue missions lead her to confront a long-buried past and a
    deep-seated hatred.

    Zan loves her coffee, her parang and her best (and only) friend Rani. She is focused on serving out her time with an underground organisation called ARK when she meets Ray, a mysterious fighter everyone fears. Paired to battle grotesque creatures in the Forbidden Paths, Zan discovers she and Ray have more in common than she thinks.

  • "With lively characters and a gripping plot, Teo's dynamic, action-packed world will leave you on the edge of your seat.”
    —Lu Huiyi, author of Beng Beng Revolution

  • Teo Xue Shen is the author of 18 Walls, which was longlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize in 2017. He wrote 18 Walls and Children of the Ark on his phone during his time in National Service. He is currently an undergraduate at the National University of Singapore in environmental studies. He is an avid scoutmaster and fisherman who lives with his parents and a brother in Singapore.

ISBN: 9789814901444
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 328
Year Published: 2021
Size: 129mm x 198mm