Sapardi Djoko Damono’s ‘Hujan Bulan Juni’ translated into Mandarin

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About Hujan Bulan Juni: Novel,
and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Nov 03, 2017


Poetry anthology Hujan Bulan Juni (A June Rain) by Sapardi Djoko Damono is now available in Mandarin, after a reader was compelled to translate the work.

As reported by tempo.co, TF Chan, who is of Indonesian descent but lives in Hong Kong, became a fan of Sapardi’s book.

Despite not being familiar with Sapardi, as well not having any background in linguistics, Chan said his interest in the work encouraged him to translate it.

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