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Scorpion Orchid

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Author Lloyd Fernando
ISBN 9789810899332
Pages 176
Condition Good
Format Paperback

An exciting first novel set in pre-independence Singapore. Scorpion Orchid follows the lives of four young menÑa Malay, an Eurasian, a Chinese and a TamilÑagainst a backdrop of racial violence and political factions struggling for dominance. Excerpts from classical Malay and colonial English sources appear throughout the narrative, illuminating the roots and significance of this period in history.
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