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Eka Kurniawan: Indonesia’s most exciting author

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In this article: Eka Kurniawan

Written by Hephzibah Anderson, and was originally published in BBC

Nov 04, 2015

Years after their original publication, novels by Eka Kurniawan are now available in English. He talks to Hephzibah Anderson at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Eka Kurniawan has been described as “the brightest meteorite in Indonesia’s new literary firmament”; the Jakarta Post calls him as “one of the few influential writers” in the country. But until 2015, none of his books were available in English.

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