Currently reading some Malaysian literature THE RETURN by KS Maniam is an autobiographical tale about the author growing up poor on in Northern Malaysia-His family did the laundry for a local hospital among others. It’s well written and evocative but so far feels more like a collection of anecdotal stories. That being said, the author really has a talent for creating a scene not just description of things but mood, tension, etc.
The latest literary CARE package coming my way….
WORLD LIGHT by Holdar Laxness
MY BROTHER, MY EXECUTIONER by F. Sionil Jose
HOUSES OF ALL NATIONS by Christina Stead
TIME WILL DARKEN IT by William Maxwell
Will post reviews when read.