The Devil's Garden:
Love and War in Singapore under the Japanese Flag
Barley's latest novel stays in his familiar territory of Singapore, this time during Worl War II. The story is based on actual, but little known, happenings at Singapore's botanical gardens, where British scientists, together with their Japanese counterparts, continued to work in an uneasy relationship. Barley highlights the tensions between the tranquility of the gardens and the misery in the world beyond the garden gates with flashes of wit and a senitive style. Very Good Paperback First Edition 249 pages.
Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Monsoon, Singapore, 2011
Condition: The book is from the publisher's stock but has very mild tanning on the text block and the pages.