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We, The Survivors
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We, The Survivors

$10.00 $29.99
Author: Tash Aw

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 336


A murderer's confession - devastating, unblinking, poignant, unforgettable - which reveals a story of class, education and the inescapable workings of destiny. Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian society changing around him, like many he remains trapped in a world of poorly paid jobs that just about allow him to keep his head above water but ultimately lead him to murder a migrant worker from Bangladesh. In the tradition of Camus and Houellebecq, Ah Hock's vivid and compelling description of the years building up to this appalling act of violence - told over several days to a local journalist whose life has taken a different course - is a portrait of an outsider like no other, an anti-nostalgic view of human life and the ravages of hope. It is the work of a writer at the peak of his powers.
  • Author: Tash Aw

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Tags: Fiction, July-2021, Modern Fiction, October-2021, Paperback / softback
  • Barcode: 9780008318550
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