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Penguin releases translation of novel based on Batak culture

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Rejection: A Sumatran Odyssey

originally published in Manila Times

Apr 10, 2022

AWARD-WINNING writer, translator, researcher and cultural ambassador Jennifer Lindsay has translated into English Ashadi Siregar's epic family drama Rejection: A Sumatran Odyssey.The historical fiction takes readers into the jungles of North Sumatra during Indonesia's independence struggle. A gripping narrative, this family epic presents an intimate portrayal of a young man's sexual and political awakening during a time of rebellion in Sumatra, taking the reader on a journey through the mystical Batak world.

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