Hotel Tua

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About Hotel Tua,
Written by Ratih Dwi Astuti, and was originally published in Personal Blog,
Aug 10, 2018


Hotel Tua comprises 18 Budi Darma’s short stories dating from the 70s to the first decade of 2000s. It perhaps deserves to get dubbed the modern classic of the genre, although Orang-Orang Bloomington obviously gets the more fame and critical acclaim. This new collection is not to be underrated, though, what with all its twisted narratives and quiet but sharp criticisms on several issues.

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