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About Suti,
Written by Ratih Dwi Astuti, and was originally published in Personal Blog,
May 20, 2016

Can a woman ever choose? Can a woman ever be powerful enough to say no to the fate life has forced on them? Suti, Sapardi Djoko Damono’s recently published novel, reflects these questions and their possible answers. Set in 1960s’ Solo, the book largely describes Javanese society with all their local customs and habits, typical characters and behaviors. Nothing typical about Suti, though, as Mr. Damono has intended for all the readers to see.

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