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Fall Baby

Written by Olivia Ho, originally published in Straits Times

Dec 31, 2019

Art, politics and the relationships between women make for a heady combination in Indonesian writer Laksmi Pamuntjak's new novel Fall Baby, in which an artist struggles with the discovery that she was adopted and her real father was a political prisoner, even as she faces censorship for her work. "I wanted to talk about modern Indonesian women," says Pamuntjak, 48, "independent, free-spirited women with integrity who know what values they are fighting for."

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