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One novel; two very different versions

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In this article:
The Rainbow Troops: A Novel


Written by Bettina David, originally published in Qantara

Mar 20, 2014

Andrea Hirata's novel "The Rainbow Troops" is the first Indonesian novel to become an international bestseller. Interestingly, the version available outside Indonesia is very different to the one familiar to Indonesian readers. Bettina David explores why.

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