- From forbidden love to menacing demons, this book takes you on an exciting journey as it relives forgotten ancient tales. Written by children, the stories include moral values and are retold from a fresh and exciting perspective.
- "You’ll find plenty of heat in this collection of stories, gathered from six different Southeast Asian nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Singapore. As part of our selection process, we’ve tried to select the more unexpected, thoughtful and risk-taking from the available pool of writing, forging from them a compendium of twisted, tender visions of our region."MYR24.90
"Planter Upriver" has sixty short stories set in Perak, Johor and Sabah in Malaysia as well as Solomon Islands, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo).
The stories span the early 1960s to mid-1980s when the writer was working mainly in Unilever plantations, which had rubber, oil palm and cocoa and coconut, and also ran cattle in the islands in the South Pacific.
There were colourful characters even in the most remote places. The writer has also seen the lighter side of their work as shown in some of these stories.MYR40.00
- An excerpt from the introduction ... twenty-two stories in the volume, and this is how the tally stands country-wise: one each from Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal and Pakistan; four from the Philippines, five from Singapore and eight from India.MYR36.00