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the Rice mother by Rani Manicka

Set in Malaya during the World War II, this story traces the life of a matriarch and the struggles she faces in raising her family. The narrative voice alters between the men and women of this amazing tale. The reader will come across myths that are cleverly woven into the story and enjoy the imagery that it evokes.
A good read for students who want some insight into the history of Malaya and the unheard stories. It also captures the strength of an individual in the face of adversary and introduces us to understanding various perspectives of a situation.


July 1, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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