N.I. Low depicts the Japanese Occupation period with impeccable accuracy, with sharp insight and pathos. What happened at the concentration camps, the massacre on Changi Beach, the round-up of 'comfort' girls, the activities of the black marketeers, life as a servant of the Japanese Government, the story of Lim Bo Seng. As the late Victor Purcell wrote, this is more than a graphic account of a grim period; it is a distinctive and very unusual piece of writing - a combination of the English outlook with that peculiar Chinese satire that does not culminate in a razor's edge, but ends in a sort of wry resignation.

When Singapore was Syonan-To

SKU: 060509
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  • ISBN

    9789814794275
  • Authors

    Low, N. I.
  • Extent

    136
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2017
  • Publisher

    Marshall Cavendish Editions

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