The Gift Of Rain
Publish date: 2007
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
, World War II
This was available as an e-book from the library, and the author was on my to-read shelf. Other than that, I had no recommendation. Thoroughly enjoyed the style comparing the rain to the protagonist's path in life. Respected, although did not agree with, the heavy feelings and actions to doing the d...
An interesting look at how one man responded to a foreign invasion - how do you survive without losing yourself?
When I realized that this book was set in South East Asia I had to plunge into it. SE Asia is one of my favorite areas in the world. Whenever it is mentioned, memories from my visits and from having lived there are immediately summoned back in my mind. Memories of books, which I hold responsible...
Dedication: For my parents, En vir Regter AJ Buys wat my geleer het hoe om te lewe.Opening - I was born with the gift of rain, an ancient soothsayer in an even more ancient temple once told me. Imported from tablet:spring 2012paper tbr bustingSetting: Penang and Japancolonial overlordsbuddhismThere ...
WOW.Death huh? :DOk, I wish the description of the book here on Goodreads would be different and I would be all: what the hell is he? Not that I've known from the beginning what the hell was he :)BUT - it was really, really, really and I mean really great book.About the ending - I kind of knew it fr...