Night Butterfly

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Night Butterfly, a love story of undergraduates embroiled in the anti-colonial struggle of Singapore's early days.

The filial Lim Poh Seng is torn between his responsibilities to his family and his love for the vivacious and enigmatic Wong Su Chin. They lead us through the murky underworld of secret societies, sleazy cabarets and strip-joints and into the death houses of Sago Lane.

This psychological thriller contrasts the grievances and frustration of the down-trodden masses, with the privileged world of the English-educated elite.

 

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Tan Guan Heng is an Old Rafflesian. He suffered from detached retina while studying at the then University of Malaya in Singapore and became totally blind, shortly after his graduation.

He is the Managing Proprietor of G.H. Book Forum, which he established in 1965. He was also a columnist for the 'Sunday Monitor'.

Tan Guan Heng has devoted more than 30 years to voluntary community service. He is former president of the Singapore Association For The Blind and has served on the Advisory Council For The Disabled. He is also a resource person of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Community Development.

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