Apple and Knife by Intan Paramaditha

All Things Books / Review

About Apple and Knife,
Written by Suzanne Steinbruckner, and was originally published in Readings – Blog,
Feb 26, 2018

Apple and Knife is an engrossing collection of short stories by Intan Paramaditha, translated into English from Indonesian for the first time by Stephen J. Epstein. I found myself so absorbed in the tales that I repeatedly lost track of time while reading. Fairytales, mythology, bits of horror and fantasy, moralistic vengeance, infidelity, and even witchcraft are all thrown together with a feminist bent to deliver the chapters in this small volume.

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