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If We Dream Too Long (New Edition)


Publisher: NUS Press
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  • Description
  • About the Author
  • Widely regarded as the first Singapore novel, If We Dream Too Long explores the dilemmas and challenges faced by its hero, Kwang Meng, as he navigates the difficult transitional period between youthful aspirations and the external demands of society and family. Since its first publication in 1972, If We Dream Too Long has moved and delighted generations of readers.

  • A novelist, poet, and playwright, Goh Poh Seng (1936–2010) was born in Kuala Lumpur. He received his medical degree from Dublin and practised medicine in Singapore before migrating to Canada in 1986. If We Dream Too Long was his first novel, winning the National Development Council of Singapore Award for Fiction in 1976. He published three other novels, five books of poetry, and a fictionalized memoir also published by NUS Press, Tall Tales and Misadventures of a Young Westernized Oriental Gentleman.

ISBN: 9789813251151
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 178
Year Published: 2020
Size: 215mm x 139 mm