Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore

Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore[Download] ➾ Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore ➹ Catherine Lim – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Little Ironies Stories of Singapore by Catherine Lim I loved Little Ironies Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows int Stories of PDF/EPUB À Little Ironies Stories of Singapore by Catherine Lim I loved Little Ironies Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows into the complexities of humanity Lim approaches each person and situation with as much objectivity as I have ever read I can t wait to read the rest of her workLife s Little Ironies By Thomas HardyNotRetrouvez Life s Little Ironies By Little Ironies: ePUB ô Thomas Hardy Illustrated et des millions de livres en stock surAchetez neuf ou d occasionLife s Little Ironies Classic IllustratedNotRetrouvez Life s Little Ironies Classic Illustrated Edition et des millions de livres en stock surAchetez neuf ou d occasion Little Ironies Stories of Singapore Wikipedia Little Ironies Stories of Singapore is a collection of seventeen short stories by Singapore author Catherine Lim It was first published in , in Singapore, by Heinemann under Ironies: Stories of Kindle Õ the Writing in Asia Series and earned for the writer much accolade It is Lim s first published book of fiction Little Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine LimLittle Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Snippet viewLittle Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Snippet viewCommon terms and phrases able actually Ah Boh asked aunt beat beautiful began better body bought bring called child Chuan Poon continued crying daughter dear death dollars dream eggs everything eyes face father feel felt five Frankie friends girl giveLittle ironies stories of Singapore eBook, Little ironies stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Home WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help Search Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Create lists, bibliographies and reviews or Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Now this is how you tell stories Each time when journalists ask me who is my idol in literary world, Catherine Lim name will always be mentioned Was first introduced to her work by a Singaporean friend and i will pick up anything by Catherine Lim when i was bored in Brunei. Like the tittle, this short story collection is indeed about little ironic things concerning Singapore and its people Trivial it may sound, but when i read the book, those stories quite blew me away, especially the twists that the Catherine Lim utilizes at the end of most stories Wow. On A Little Street In SingaporeOn a little street in Singapore, the Ugly One s body was dragged out of the Singapore River, and on another little street in Singapore, the children ate the offerings that were supposed to be for their deceased sister This is such an unassuming little book, with a dated cover and grainy picture, and it is a perfect fitting for the saying that you should never judge a book by its cover.Catherine Lim comes from a generation when Singaporeans first started to write a On A Little Street In SingaporeOn a little street in Singapore, the Ugly One s body was dragged out of the Singapore River, and on another little street in Singapore, the children ate the offerings that were supposed to be for their deceased sister This is such an unassuming little book, with a dated cover and grainy picture, and it is a perfect fitting for the saying that you should never judge a book by its cover.Catherine Lim comes from a generation when Singaporeans first started to write about themselves with greater intensity Old enough to remember the not so good old times, yet able to translate these memories into brilliant stories, Lim paints a picture of a Singapore which is no , a Singapore which was in transition, a Singapore which grew up too quickly The essence of everyday futilities, worries and anxieties are captured with such clarity, and this has the effect of the stories coming to life in the theatre of your mind The stories are not particularly happy ones, but indeed, they are quite ironic.I cannot express my self any better, but I simply loved these stories, and I am lending this wee little book left right and centre, and all I receive are positive reviews A little gem of brilliant story telling Nostalgia a probing, bittersweet ache for a particular moment in the past This book has evoked a gush of childhood memories for me Suddenly, I m transported to the exact moment when my eye was caught by cover design of this very book, nestled among hundreds of others on the shelves of Parkway Parade s MPH bookstore I thought wow, this old lady on the cover looks a lot like my late ah ma She looks lonely, tired, and sad But strong in spirit Just like my ah ma I scrambled for whatever Nostalgia a probing, bittersweet ache for a particular moment in the past This book has evoked a gush of childhood memories for me Suddenly, I m transported to the exact moment when my eye was caught by cover design of this very book, nestled among hundreds of others on the shelves of Parkway Parade s MPH bookstore I thought wow, this old lady on the cover looks a lot like my late ah ma She looks lonely, tired, and sad But strong in spirit Just like my ah ma I scrambled for whatever pocket money I had and bought the book Over a decade later, I chanced upon this title in my local library and saw it as a sign from above to read this little treasure again While the stories were quite dated set in the 1970 80s in Singapore , Catherine Lim proves to be a master in crafting down to earth, soulful short stories that resonates with the local community in Singapore The sensitivity in her writing is a mark of keen observance and deep compassion for the heartlanders And that makes a timeless piece of writing Kudos to one of the greatest local writers of all time I loved Little Ironies Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows into the complexities of humanity Lim approaches each person and situation with as much objectivity as I have ever read I can t wait to read the rest of her work superb collection of short stories Some of the finest contemporary fiction writing in English to come out of SE Asia. One of my favourite works of Singaporean writing. Literary snapshots of Singaporean everyday life with a recurring theme of prosperity vs happiness. 3.5 star Very perceptive and thought provoking The author joined our bookgroup discussion what a treat It added another dimension to our discussion, hearing how the stories evolved from early memories The themes are just as relevant today, as they were when published nearly 40 years ago.

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    EPUB is an ebook file format that uses the epub complexities of humanity Lim approaches each person and situation with as much objectivity as I have ever read I can t wait to read the rest of her workLife s Little Ironies By Thomas HardyNotRetrouvez Life s Little Ironies By Little Ironies: ePUB ô Thomas Hardy Illustrated et des millions de livres en stock surAchetez neuf ou d occasionLife s Little Ironies Classic IllustratedNotRetrouvez Life s Little Ironies Classic Illustrated Edition et des millions de livres en stock surAchetez neuf ou d occasion Little Ironies Stories of Singapore Wikipedia Little Ironies Stories of Singapore is a collection of seventeen short stories by Singapore author Catherine Lim It was first published in , in Singapore, by Heinemann under Ironies: Stories of Kindle Õ the Writing in Asia Series and earned for the writer much accolade It is Lim s first published book of fiction Little Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine LimLittle Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Snippet viewLittle Ironies Stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Snippet viewCommon terms and phrases able actually Ah Boh asked aunt beat beautiful began better body bought bring called child Chuan Poon continued crying daughter dear death dollars dream eggs everything eyes face father feel felt five Frankie friends girl giveLittle ironies stories of Singapore eBook, Little ironies stories of Singapore Catherine Lim Home WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help Search Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Create lists, bibliographies and reviews or Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Now this is how you tell stories Each time when journalists ask me who is my idol in literary world, Catherine Lim name will always be mentioned Was first introduced to her work by a Singaporean friend and i will pick up anything by Catherine Lim when i was bored in Brunei. Like the tittle, this short story collection is indeed about little ironic things concerning Singapore and its people Trivial it may sound, but when i read the book, those stories quite blew me away, especially the twists that the Catherine Lim utilizes at the end of most stories Wow. On A Little Street In SingaporeOn a little street in Singapore, the Ugly One s body was dragged out of the Singapore River, and on another little street in Singapore, the children ate the offerings that were supposed to be for their deceased sister This is such an unassuming little book, with a dated cover and grainy picture, and it is a perfect fitting for the saying that you should never judge a book by its cover.Catherine Lim comes from a generation when Singaporeans first started to write a On A Little Street In SingaporeOn a little street in Singapore, the Ugly One s body was dragged out of the Singapore River, and on another little street in Singapore, the children ate the offerings that were supposed to be for their deceased sister This is such an unassuming little book, with a dated cover and grainy picture, and it is a perfect fitting for the saying that you should never judge a book by its cover.Catherine Lim comes from a generation when Singaporeans first started to write about themselves with greater intensity Old enough to remember the not so good old times, yet able to translate these memories into brilliant stories, Lim paints a picture of a Singapore which is no , a Singapore which was in transition, a Singapore which grew up too quickly The essence of everyday futilities, worries and anxieties are captured with such clarity, and this has the effect of the stories coming to life in the theatre of your mind The stories are not particularly happy ones, but indeed, they are quite ironic.I cannot express my self any better, but I simply loved these stories, and I am lending this wee little book left right and centre, and all I receive are positive reviews A little gem of brilliant story telling Nostalgia a probing, bittersweet ache for a particular moment in the past This book has evoked a gush of childhood memories for me Suddenly, I m transported to the exact moment when my eye was caught by cover design of this very book, nestled among hundreds of others on the shelves of Parkway Parade s MPH bookstore I thought wow, this old lady on the cover looks a lot like my late ah ma She looks lonely, tired, and sad But strong in spirit Just like my ah ma I scrambled for whatever Nostalgia a probing, bittersweet ache for a particular moment in the past This book has evoked a gush of childhood memories for me Suddenly, I m transported to the exact moment when my eye was caught by cover design of this very book, nestled among hundreds of others on the shelves of Parkway Parade s MPH bookstore I thought wow, this old lady on the cover looks a lot like my late ah ma She looks lonely, tired, and sad But strong in spirit Just like my ah ma I scrambled for whatever pocket money I had and bought the book Over a decade later, I chanced upon this title in my local library and saw it as a sign from above to read this little treasure again While the stories were quite dated set in the 1970 80s in Singapore , Catherine Lim proves to be a master in crafting down to earth, soulful short stories that resonates with the local community in Singapore The sensitivity in her writing is a mark of keen observance and deep compassion for the heartlanders And that makes a timeless piece of writing Kudos to one of the greatest local writers of all time I loved Little Ironies Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows into the complexities of humanity Lim approaches each person and situation with as much objectivity as I have ever read I can t wait to read the rest of her work superb collection of short stories Some of the finest contemporary fiction writing in English to come out of SE Asia. One of my favourite works of Singaporean writing. Literary snapshots of Singaporean everyday life with a recurring theme of prosperity vs happiness. 3.5 star Very perceptive and thought provoking The author joined our bookgroup discussion what a treat It added another dimension to our discussion, hearing how the stories evolved from early memories The themes are just as relevant today, as they were when published nearly 40 years ago. "/>
  • 97 pages
  • Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore
  • Catherine Lim
  • 16 June 2019
  • 068660444X