Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

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Text Publishing Company, Jul 31, 2017 - Fiction - 216 pages
• A deliciously bawdy and wholly original new novel from one of Indonesia's most influential and critically adored young writers
• Brimming with cinematic action and Tarantino-esque violence, Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash is a twisted and darkly comic story of police corruption, Java's urban underworld, masculinity, and two very unlikely lovers
• Originally published in Indonesia in 2014 to great acclaim, the English language edition has been translated by Annie Tucker, who was previously awarded the Penn/Heim Translation Award
• In 2016, Kurniawan became the first Indonesian writer to be longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize
• Eka was a guest of the prestigious Melbourne Writers Festival in 2015 and will be appearing at both Adelaide Writers Week and the Byron Bay Writers Festival in 2017

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Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

User Review  - Publishers Weekly

Kurniawan (Beauty Is a Wound) tells the ribald, noir-inflected, and oddly epic story of a man’s quest to regain his sexual virility. Teenage Javanese roughneck Ajo Kawir loses the use of his “little ... Read full review

Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

User Review  - Book Verdict

Shooting-star Indonesian author Kurniawan made his English-language debut in 2015 to considerable acclaim with the laceratingly beautiful Beauty Is a Wound, and his next work has the same raw feel ... Read full review

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About the author (2017)

Eka Kurniawan was born in 1975 and is the author of novels, short stories, essays, movie scripts, and graphic novels. He has been described by the Jakarta Post as ‘one of the few influential writers in Indonesia.’ His first novel to be translated into English, Beauty Is a Wound, was released in 2015.

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