Malaysia at Random
Do you know what a Malay healer carries in his medicine bag? Have you ever wondered what the Prime Minister of Malaysia likes to eat for dinner or how the Kuala Lumpur Smart Tunnel works? Malaysia at Random provides the answers to these and many other fun and fascinating questions about the country. An illustrated collection of Malaysian trivia, Malaysia at Random contains anecdotes, statistics, quotations, diagrams, facts, recipes, advice, folklore and other unusual and often useful tidbits. This veritable treasure trove of information on Malaysia is arranged, as the title suggests, randomly, so that readers will come to expect the unexpected on each page. Designed in a charmingly classic style and peppered with attractive illustrations, Malaysia at Random is a quirky and irresistible celebration of everything you didn't know you wanted to know about this diverse country.
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