Map of the Invisible World: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 5, 2010 - Fiction - 336 pages
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From the author of the internationally acclaimed The Harmony Silk Factory comes an enthralling novel that evokes an exotic yet turbulent place and time—1960s Indonesia during President Sukarno’s drive to purge the country of its colonial past. A page-turning story, Map of the Invisible World follows the journeys of two brothers and an American woman who are indelibly marked by the past—and swept up in the tides of history.
 

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Rambling tale of two Indonesian brothers separated as orphans, now searching for meaning as teens. Expatriate Dutch and American lovers from long ago seek each other. Revolution, unrest and anti ... Read full review

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Most of the characters in Tash Aw's remarkable, if not flawless, second novel are in search of some kind of truth about the past in order to make sense of their present and future. At its heard is the ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Tash Aw's debut novel, The Harmony Silk Factory, was the winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Novel and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Malaysian by birth, he now lives in London.


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