Bernice Chauly’s Once We Were There is set in Malaysia during the turbulent 1990s. Photo: AP

Review: Once We Were There – debut novel breaks every taboo in the book for Malaysians

Race, religion, politics, corruption, sex – nothing is off limits for Bernice Chauly in Once We Were There, a daring page-turner, framed by events of Reformasi movement, about a mother in Kuala Lumpur caught up in rapid social change

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Bernice Chauly’s Once We Were There is set in Malaysia during the turbulent 1990s. Photo: AP
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