Ayu Utami: On the Reform era, 20th anniversary of ‘Saman’

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About Saman,
Written by Sebastian Partogi, and was originally published in The Jakarta Post,
Jun 25, 2018


Indonesians who grew up in the 1990s will still remember the impact that Ayu Utami’s debut novel Saman had. The novel was published just nine days before the totalitarian New Order regime of Soeharto was overthrown on May 21, 1998, after retaining power for 32 years.

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