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This Earth of Mankind

Book / Novel

This Earth of Mankind

by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Translated by Max Lane

Format: Paperback, English
368 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: 0140256350/9780140256352
Published May 01, 1996 by Penguin Books

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This Earth of Mankind (Buru Tetralogy #1)

Minke is a young Javanese student of great intelligence and ambition. Living equally among the colonists and colonized of 19th-century Java, he battles against the confines of colonial strictures. It is his love for Annelies that enables him to find the strength to embrace his world.

The novel has humbled me in a lot of ways.
Eny Wulandari   in This Earth of Mankind: The Post-Reading Emotion (Personal Blog, Dec 06, 2023)
Screen Aamer Hussein   in Column: This Earth of Mankind (DAWN, Apr 30, 2023)
This book might not be my favorite, but it struck me of how far the colonialism had shaped Indonesian character as a nation today.
Fanda Classiclit   in This Earth of Mankind by Pramoedya Ananta Toer (An Indonesian Clasic) (Personal Blog, Feb 11, 2019)

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