The Beating and Other Stories
An entertaining and thought provoking collection of thirteen short stories set in the world that many visitors to Singapore do not see, the soulless Government run tower blocks where most Singaporeans live. Chua's laconic style and impish inventiveness make human his characters' "droning sadness" as described in Gwee Li Sui's Foreword. Recommended. 207 pages.
Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia
Condition : Although the book has not been read, it has spotting on the text block and damp marks on the inside covers and opposite page in each case.