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Beauty Is a Wound

Beauty Is a Wound( )
Author: Kurniawan, Eka
Publication Date:Aug 2015
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

The English-language debut of Indonesia's rising star.

Compulsively readable,Beauty Is a Woundcombines history, satire, family tragedy, legend, humour, and romance in an astonishing epic novel, in which the beautiful Indo prostitute Dewi Ayu and her four daughters are beset by every monstrosity.

Kurniawan's gleefully grotesque hyperbole is a scathing critique of his young nation's troubled past: the rapacious offhand greed of colonialism; the chaotic struggle...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
Author Biography
Kurniawan, Eka (Author)
Eka Kurniawan was born on November 28, 1975 in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia. He studied philosophy at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. He writes novels, short stories, movie scripts and essays. His novels in English include, Beauty is a Wound and Man Tiger which won the 2016 Emerging Voices award for best novel. He also works as a journalist and designer.


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