SHORT LISTED FOR THE 

SINGAPORE LITERATURE PRIZE 2016

"... Hunting for stories in dark places is one way to summarise Singapore Literature Prize shortlisted novelist Audrey Chin’s collection of nine short stories.

 

Much thought has been put into creating fiction that will excite the reader and urge him to turn the page... Mining subversive borderlands of the human psyche to drive the narrative forward, the collection bears a strident message about harnessing the power of unsettling tales. It is not insignificant that the first and last stories, A Lover Of Story and Writer’s Revenge, invoke the latent violence of writing and the destructive ends that literature could serve..."  Yeo Wei Wei in the Straits Times, 6 September 2015)

 

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