Relax, It’s Just Religion: Feby Indirani’s ‘Magical Islamism’

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About Feby Indirani,
Written by Dhania Putri Sarahtika, and was originally published in Jakarta Globe,
Oct 17, 2018


Published last year, Feby Indirani’s book “Bukan Perawan Maria” or “Not Virgin Mary” is filled with stories about Indonesian Muslims finding themselves caught in strange, surrealistic circumstances.

A suicide bomber, anticipating a heaven full of angels, is stuck in the afterlife’s waiting room.

A corpse, who had spent her lifetime learning Arabic so she could pass her mandatory interrogation in the grave with flying colors, gets a shock of her (after)life when she’s questioned by an angel speaking in her mother tongue, Sundanese.

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