New. A taikor, 'big brother' or 'boss' in Penang's underworld terminology, was the title acquired by the main protagonist of this dramatic novel which was nominated for the 2006 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The book chronicles how a lad, with a chaotic childhood, dodged and dived through the Japanese occupation, cemented is position as a gang boss in the post war years and then tried to become respectable after Malaysia's emergence as an independent state. 527 pages.
Weight 0.60 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free
Published by Pelanduk Publications, Subang Jaya, Malaysia, 2008. Second printing.
Condition: New. Paperback.