The Australian Fiancé

Picador, 2001 - 211 páginas
New release of novel first published 2000, winner of the David T K Wong Fellowship (UK) 2000 and shortlisted for the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. In 1949 a young Eurasian woman who survived the Japanese occupation of Singapore meets the son of a privileged Australian family and accompanies him to Broome. Captivated by this life and his photography, she comes to see herself anew, but is the image true? Themes of the novel are the aftermath of war, prejudice and alienation. Author was born in Singapore and lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. Previous works include 'The World Waiting to be Born'.

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