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and was originally published in Publishers Weekly,
Oct 26, 2015


Chudori’s (9 Dari Nadira) novel debut, awarded the Khatulistiwa Literary prize, is an ambitious saga that intertwines narration from various generations and creates a wide-ranging picture of Indonesia. It opens in the violent 1960s in Jakarta (after Suharto’s rise to power), and follows political exiles studying and living in Paris up until Suharto’s overthrow in 1998.

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