Sparked by the description of a Malay trollope in W. Somerset Maughams story, The Four Dutchmen, Mirandi Riwoes novella, The Fish Girl tells of an Indonesian girl whose life is changed irrevocably when she moves from a small fishing village to work in the house of a Dutch merchant. There she finds both hardship and tenderness as her traditional past and colonial present collide. Told with an exquisitely restrained voice and coloured with lush description, this moving book will stay with you long after the last page.

ISBN: 9781925589061
Author: Riwoe, Mirandi
Publication date: 01/09/2017
Format: Paperback
Dimension: 203mm X 127mm