Exile: Pramoedya Ananta Toer in Conversation with Andre Vltchek and Rossie Indira
Haymarket Books, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 166 pages
“Fascinating... endlessly sad.”—Noam Chomsky
In these remarkable interviews with André Vltchek and Rossie Indira, edited by Nagesh Rao, Indonesia's most celebrated writer speaks out against tyranny and injustice in a young and troubled nation. Toer here discusses personal and political topics he could never before address in public.
Toer is best known for his novels comprising the Buru Quartet. The New York Times described his autobiography as a “haunting record of a great writer's attempt to keep his imagination and his humanity alive under terrible conditions.” Toer is widely considered a strong candidate for the Nobel prize in Literature.
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A short book but a long interview with Pramoedya Ananta Toer, considered the greatest Indonesian writer of the twentieth century. I've read several of his novels, one in Indonesian and the others in ... Read full review
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