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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Each time when journalists ask me who is my idol in literary catherinw, Catherine Lim name will always be mentioned. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Gaya rated it really liked it Jan 24, Notify me of new posts via email.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Write a customer review. Product details Paperback Publisher: Reply to this comment. Hailed as the “doyenne of Singapore writers”, Lim has published nine collections of short stories, five novels, two poetry collections, and numerous political commentaries to date. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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More importantly, the rigidity of the system and circumstances stifles ours students, and does not provide sufficient avenues or platforms for students to speak up and express their emotions. Nigel Nichelle rated it it was amazing Sep 16, For anyone curious on how the people of Singapore and Malaysia think and live, this book is a must! There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. About guanyinmiao A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.

In each of the stories there is an ironic twist which brings to the fore the stark and realistic modern life of the s, informed by superstition, ignorance, snobbery and materialism.

Little Ironies : Stories of Singapore

If only she had told me of her problems. No trivia or quizzes yet. It added another dimension to our discussion, hearing how the stories evolved from early memories.

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Learn how your comment data is processed. Lim approaches each person and situation with as much objectivity as I have ever read. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It was first published inin Singapore, by Heinemann [1] under the Writing in Asia Series and earned for the writer much accolade.


Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore

The author joined our bookgroup discussion – what a treat! Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Very perceptive and thought-provoking.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The prevalence of vices. Retrieved 28 January You are commenting using your WordPress. Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows into the cathedine of humanity.

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