Category Asian Writing

Asian Favourite Stories – Singapore

July 9, 2013 All BooksAsian Writing

by Leon Comber
ISBN 9789810869557
Paperback; 48 pages
Pub Date: Sep 2011
Price: S$12.90 (excl. GST)
BIC: YF

Each book in this series is based on folk tales and legends from Asia, especially Southeast Asia and the stories have been specially written for children aged 8 to 12. The vocabulary and sentence structures have been kept simple so that the stories can be enjoyed without too much help, and a Glossary is ...

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Asian Favourite Stories – Hong Kong

July 9, 2013 All BooksAsian Writing

by Leon Comber
ISBN 9789810869540
Paperback; 48 pages
Pub Date: Sep 2011
Price: S$12.90 (before GST)
BIC: YF

Each book in this series is based on folk tales and legends from Asia, especially Southeast Asia and the stories have been specially written for children aged 8 to 12. The vocabulary and sentence structures have been kept simple so that the stories can be enjoyed without too much help, and a Glossary is ...
 

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Asian Favourite Stories – Malaysia

June 18, 2013 All BooksAsian Writing

Leon Comber
ISBN 9789810869533
Paperback; 48 pages
Pub Date: Sep 2011
Price: S$12.90 (before GST)
BIC: YF

Each book in this series is based on folk tales and legends from Asia, especially Southeast Asia and the stories have been specially written for children aged 8 to 12. The vocabulary and sentence structures have been kept simple so that the stories can be enjoyed without too much help, and a Glossary is ...
 

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Singapore Ground Zero and Other Stories

March 5, 2013 All BooksAsian Writing

by Michael Vatikiotis
ISBN 9789810587826
Paperback; 148 pages
Pub Date: 2007
Price: S$16.90 (excl. GST)
BIC: HBJF

In these six stories, Michael Vatikiotis explores the paradoxical and tragic world after Al Qaeda’s attacks on the United States on September 11 2001. Set mostly in Muslim Southeast Asia, the stories highlight perceptions of Muslim society and Islam in the wake of the attacks. There is a view of Ground Zero ...
 
 
 
 

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The Strange Cases of Magistrate Pao – Chinese Tales of Crime and Detection

March 4, 2013 All BooksAsian Culture & HistoryAsian Writing

by Leon Comber
ISBN 9789810845674
Paperback; 122 pages
Pub Date: Jan 2010
Price: S$14.90 (excl. GST)
BIC: YF

The Strange Cases of Magistrate Pao is an engrossing collection of six of Magistrate Pao’s cases. They are traditional Chinese detective stories in the tradition of the ‘Judge Dee’ stories of the late Robert van Gulik, who was a friend of author Leon Comber. Through them you are led into the fascinating world of old China. Imagine yourself sitting in an expectant crowd around a storyteller in a public market, which used to happen, too, in past times in Singapore and Malaysia ...

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