Shadow play and other stories
H Jathar Salij
In this out of print collection of short stories the author uses fiction to highlight pressures on social and cultural life in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore where seeming order at a superficial level suppress the anxieties of change. The 150 pages include Salij's following short stories - 1 - A Weekend in Bandung, 2 - Scents and Smells, 3 - The Toad in the Courtyard, 4 - Leela, 5 - The Moon in Really Bright, 6 - Shadow Play, 7 - To Light a Fire, 8 - Enjoy the Music, Ramli Boy, 9 - Almost as Good as a Tropical Afternoon and 10 - Chinese Mother, Siamese Eyes Weight 0.11 kg. Post free within and outside Malaysia
Published by: Heinemann Asia, Singapore, 1982. First edition
Condition: Paperback. Very Good. A crease along the left hand side of the cover where the book has been opened appears to be the only mark of use. Text clean and bright.