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by K. S. Maniam, C. W. Watson (Introduction)
 
During the move towards independence and in the years after the birth of the new nation, Malaysia was a land in turmoil. K.S. Maniam's semi-autobiographical first novel is set against this dramatic background. It captures the childhood and education of Ravi, a Tamil boy growing up on a rubber plantation. Maniam brings to life an extraordinary array of characters Ravi

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During the move towards independence and in the years after the birth of the new nation, Malaysia was a land in turmoil. K.S. Maniam's semi-autobiographical first novel is set against this dramatic background. It captures the childhood and education of Ravi, a Tamil boy growing up on a rubber plantation. Maniam brings to life an extraordinary array of characters Ravi's grandmother, a travelling tinker known as 'The Camel', his alluring young school-teacher, Miss Nancy and, towering above them all, the central figure in Ravi's life, his father.

K.S. Maniam is Associate Professor of English at the University of Malaya.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781871438048
Publisher:
Skoob Books Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Skoob Pacifica Ser. , #1
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.51(h) x 0.52(d)

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