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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In each of the stories there is an ironic twist catherjne brings to the fore the cathernie and realistic modern life of the s, informed by superstition, ignorance, snobbery and materialism.

Little Ironies spotlights ordinary people at their best and worst, such as ‘The Taximan’s Story’, in which a cab driver is happy to make money off sex workers while looking down on them. Like the tittle, this short story collection is indeed about little ironic things concerning Singapore and its people.

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Such a shy, timid girl. One of my favourite works of Singaporean writing. It is Lim’s first published book of fiction.

Aug 14, Stefanny Irawan rated it really liked it. More importantly, the rigidity of the system and circumstances stifles ours students, and does not provide sufficient avenues or platforms for students to speak up and express their emotions.

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Hailed as the “doyenne of Singapore writers”, Lim has published nine collections of short stories, five novels, two poetry collections, and numerous political commentaries to date. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Starify Cookie rated it really liked it Sep 21, For anyone curious on how the people of Singapore and Malaysia think and live, this book is a must!


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This section does not cite any sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Product details Paperback Publisher: Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Catherine Lim mocks many of her characters who choose to stake their fortunes and future on gambling; and their obsessions often leave them with little to rejoice about. Isabel Ong rated it liked it Jun 01, Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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