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The Resource Singapore noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

Singapore noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

Label
Singapore noir
Title
Singapore noir
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The 14 contributors to this all-original anthology, Singapore natives and non-natives alike, expose the Asian city state in all its noir glory." --"Publishers Weekly, " Spring Announcement Launched with the summer '04 award-winning best seller "Brooklyn Noir, " Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies. Each book is comprised of all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighbourhood or location within the city of the book. Brand-new stories by: Colin Goh, Simon Tay/Donald Tee Quee Ho, Philip Jeyaretnam, Colin Cheong, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Monica Bhide, S.J. Rozan, Lawrence Osborne, Suchen Christine Lim, Ovidia Yu, Damon Chua, Johann S. Lee, Dave Chua, and Nury Vittachi. From the introduction by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan: "Say "Singapore" to anyone and you'll likely hear one of a few words: Caning. Fines. Chewing gum. For much of the West, the narrative of Singapore--a modern Southeast Asian city-state perched on an island on the tip of the Malay Peninsula--has been marked largely by its government's strict laws and unwavering enforcement of them...As much as I understand these outside viewpoints, I have always lamented that the quirky and dark complexities of my native country's culture rarely seem to make it past its borders... Beneath its sparkling veneer is a country teeming with shadows...And its stories remain
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Summary
Presents a collection of sinister stories set in distinct locations throughout Singapore, featuring contributions from such mystery authors as S.J. Rozan, Colin Cheong, and Ovidia Yu
Tone
Writing style
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10314554
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Tan, Cheryl Lu-lien
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True
Series statement
Akashic noir series
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  • Noir fiction, English
  • Singapore
Target audience
adult
Label
Singapore noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Contents
Last time / Colin Goh -- Detective in a city with no crime / Simon Tay writing as Donald Tee Quee Ho -- Strangler fig / Philip Jeyaretnam -- Smile, Singapore / Colin Cheong -- Reel / Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan -- Mother / Monica Bhide -- Kena Sai / S.J. Rozan -- Tattoo / Lawrence Osborne -- Mei Kwei, I love you / Suchen Christine Lim -- Spells / Ovidia Yu -- Saiful and the Pink Edward VII / Damon Chua -- Current escape / Johann S. Lee -- Bedok reservoir / Dave Chua -- Murder on Orchard Road / Nury Vittachi
Control code
000053210637
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781617752353
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
map
Label
Singapore noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Contents
Last time / Colin Goh -- Detective in a city with no crime / Simon Tay writing as Donald Tee Quee Ho -- Strangler fig / Philip Jeyaretnam -- Smile, Singapore / Colin Cheong -- Reel / Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan -- Mother / Monica Bhide -- Kena Sai / S.J. Rozan -- Tattoo / Lawrence Osborne -- Mei Kwei, I love you / Suchen Christine Lim -- Spells / Ovidia Yu -- Saiful and the Pink Edward VII / Damon Chua -- Current escape / Johann S. Lee -- Bedok reservoir / Dave Chua -- Murder on Orchard Road / Nury Vittachi
Control code
000053210637
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781617752353
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
map

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