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First Impression Friday: Man Tiger

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In this article:
Man Tiger
Eka Kurniawan

Written by Carl L. Batnag, originally published in Personal Blog

Jun 23, 2023

Earlier today, while waiting to board the plane, I finished reading Vietnamese writer Dương Thu Hương’s The Zenith. I have just commenced reading Eka Kurniawan’s Man Tiger after settling down in our accommodation.

With Man Tiger, I am traveling to another Southeast Asian country, Indonesia. This is also my second novel by Kurniawan; my first was his labyrinth of a debut novel, Beauty is a Wound. It was also Kurniawan who first redirected my attention to works of Indonesian literature after I came across his works in the earlier months of the pandemic.

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