In Blue Silk Girdle: Stories from Malaysia and Singapore
Mohammad Abdul Qayyum (Ed)
A collection of 19 short stories is mainly from the 1980's and 1990's, when this form of writing in English began to flourish in both countries. Most of the stories have been published before. The introduction by the editor, an international academic in English literature, sets the stories in the context of Malaysia and Singapore's different experiences in the use of the English language since independence. 224 pages.
Weight 0.5 kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Published by Penerbit Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia, 1998. First edition.
Condition: Very good. Paperback. The cover has a bit of wear and there is some scuffing on the text block, but the spine is not creased. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is no tanning throughout.