Posts Tagged ‘Fiction’

The Netherworld of Self

September 22, 2001

tan-1This review of Kelvin Tan’s Nethe(r); R (2001) appeared in an edited form as “Enter the Netherworld of Self” in The Straits Times (22 September 2001).

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Pramoedya and History

September 15, 2001

pramoedya-1This review of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s Tales from Djakarta (2000) appeared in an edited form as “Indonesian History: Painful Memory of Coming-to-Terms” in The Straits Times (15 September 2001).

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Soul China

February 12, 2001

gao-1This review of Gao Xingjian’s Soul Mountain (2000) appeared in an edited form as “Chinese Heart within this Soul” in The Straits Times (12 February 2001).

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Now Rock with Rushdie

May 20, 1999

rushdie-1This review of Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1999) appeared in an edited form as “Read the U2 Lyrics, Dig the Song Later” in The Straits Times (20 May 1999).

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Stone in the Holy City

November 7, 1998

stone-1This review of Robert Stone’s Damascus Gate (1998) appeared in an edited form as “In a Grab Bag of Crazy Characters” in The Straits Times (7 November 1998).

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Myth of the Stone

July 1, 1993

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published by East Asia Book Services, 1993

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