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  1. News - Asia - BOOKS

    Shortlist announced for Man Asian Literary Prize

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 07:21pm

    ... drive for modernity”. Born in 1952 in Istanbul, Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan ... that “unearths beauty and atrocity within buried histories”. Tan Twan Eng was born in 1972 in Penang before living in various parts of Malaysia throughout his childhood. He studied law at the University ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    State of suspense as sponsor bails on Man Asian

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by ANNIE

    ... and the dialogue is spare, but these are convincing depictions for a story full of pathos.   Tan Twan Eng (Malaysia) The Garden of Evening Mists Myrmidon Books This is the second novel by Malaysian Tan ... of the Emergency in then-Malaya. Tan doesn't spare the reader, and some of the scenes including people being hacked to death are vivid. The main character is a newly retired former Supreme Court judge ...

  3. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... a cure. Up against the literary “establishment” were two first-time novelists – Alison Moore for The Lighthouse and Indian writer and poet Jeet Thayil for Narcopolis. Malaysia’s Tan Twan Eng made ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hard to put down- a hectic but rewarding year in books

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... in the world will not stop writers getting on with writing books. There were fine, adventurous works of fiction by Tom Keneally, Jake Arnott, Alice Munro, Tan Twan Eng, Nadine Gordimer, Jeet Thayil, ...



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