Notes from an Even Smaller Island

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Marshall Cavendish, 2004 - Singapore - 232 pages
8 Reviews
Knowing nothing of Singapore, Neil Humphreys arrives in the land of 'air-conned' shopping centres and Lee Kuan Yew. From the aunties in the hawker centres to expats dressed as bananas, from Singlish to kiasuism, and from Singaporeans abroad, Humphreys explores all aspects of Singaporean life, taking in the sights, dissecting the culture and illuminating each place and person with this perceptive and witty observations. Written b someone who is at once both insider and outside, the book is a wonderfully funny and disarmingly honest portrait of Singapore and its people.
  

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Review: Notes From An Even Smaller Island

User Review  - Yoni Garbourg - Goodreads

Funny, but cheesy. Insightful, but not really. Looking for a better read on my newly adopted home.... Read full review

Review: Notes From An Even Smaller Island

User Review  - Magnuslu - Goodreads

Maybe I've been in Singapore too long to really enjoy this book. Yes, there are some funny passages, but overall it's just not my kind of humour. I can certainly relate to some of the situations. I don't feel an urge to read the sequels. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
17
Section 4
29
Section 5
44
Section 6
58
Section 7
72
Section 8
89
Section 10
117
Section 11
133
Section 12
149
Section 13
164
Section 14
176
Section 15
190
Section 16
207
Section 17
223

Section 9
103

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