Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA
Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA

Cheryl Lu-lien Tan’s comic novel barhops through Singapore with the sarong party girls

US-based journalist’s debut novel, Sarong Party Girls, depicts a Lion City subculture of twentysomething singles desperate for mates to make Eurasian ‘Chanel babies’ with. Her narrator, Jazzy Lim, is an indelible soul

Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA
Singapore is the setting for Cheryl Tan’s debut novel, about single women chasing foreign men to marry. Photo: EPA
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