And the War is Over, by Ismail Marahimin, translated by John H. McGlynn

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About And the War Is Over,
Written by Lisa Hill, and was originally published in ANZ LitLovers,
Aug 10, 2015

This short novel of 192 pages came to my attention because I had read the short stories of Lily Yulianti Farid and discovered the Lontar Foundation, which seeks to enhance the profile of Indonesian writing by fostering its translation into English. There are not many titles to choose from at Amazon, which is, regrettably, the only affordable way to access this collection, but the title of this one appealed because I know so little about the impact of the Pacific War on Indonesia.

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