The Punkhawala and the Prostitute
Wesley Leon Aroozoo
Set in 1860s Singapore this is a story of two immigrants who arrived in the colony against their will, Oseki a Japanese prostitute and Govid a deaf Indian convict. Their paths cross and from that develops a tale of how longing for home, displacement and helplessness develop into obsessions that do little to enhance their lives. A well reviewed first novel shortlisted for a Singaporean literature prize. New Paperback. First Edition. 317 pages.
Weight: 0.7 kg Post free within Malaysia