Eka Kurniawan on Indonesia and Magical Realism

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About Eka Kurniawan,
Written by J.R. Ramakrishnan, and was originally published in Electric Literature,
Jan 28, 2016

Eka Kurniawan’s debut novel Beauty is a Wound (New Directions, 2015) begins with Dewi Ayu, a stunning Dutch-Indonesian brothel madam, walking out of her grave twenty-one years after her demise. The novel proceeds with a …

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