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Sapaan Sang Giri

Book / Novel


Sapaan Sang Giri

by Isna Marifa

Format: Paperback, Indonesian
210 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: /9786022585794
Published Jan 01, 2020 by Ombak

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It is 1751, and nine-year-old Wulan finds herself half a world away from her home in Java: torn from her adored grandparents, her chattering cousins, the sounds and smells of the landscape that she loves

She and her father, Parto, are enslaved on a Cape Colony farmstead, with little hope of returning home. In this new world they hold fast to their Javanese identity and beliefs while, through their shared suffering, they forge bonds with the multicultural community whose descendants would come to be known as the Cape Malays.1


  1. Kabar Media 


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In Sapaan Sang Giri, Isna Marifa has extended the geographical and emotional reach of the modern Indonesian novel. The result is an original and captivating story that has launched the career of a new and promising literary voice.
Keith Foulcher   in Hello says the mountain (Inside Indonesia, May 20, 2021)


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