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The Harmony Silk Factory - Tash Aw
The Harmony Silk Factory
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3.50 10
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007232284 (0007232284)
Pages no: 362
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Harmony Silk Factory
Memories are things to be buried. They die, just as people do, and with their passing, all traces of the life they once touched are erased, for ever and completely. Despite my initial misgivings about the book and despite the fact that the book suffered from the pressures of "having to read it" for...
Merle
Merle rated it
The Harmony Silk Factory is a narrative dealing primarily with Malaysia prior to the Second World War (also briefly discussing the situation during and after the war), as narrated by three distinct characters. The first section, narrated by Jasper, the son of the infamous Johnny Lim (possibly the pr...
Osho
Osho rated it
Malaysia.Aw's first novel is an extended study of one man, Johnny Lim. Stories about Johnny are told by three narrators in three sections. Each has a complex emotional relationship with Johnny. His disaffected son, eager to expose his father's crimes; his wife Snow, whose diary reveals a more tentat...
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