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by Tash Aw
Author: Tash Aw
Publisher: 4th Estate; Limited edition (2005)
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PRAISE FOR The Harmony Silk Factory. Clearly Tash Aw is a writer to watch, with a first book anyone who travels by fiction will want to read.
PRAISE FOR The Harmony Silk Factory. A beautifully composed and memorable story about life and death in this, for us, still rather remote part of the world. a story quite mesmerizing for anyone unfamiliar with the territory. San Francisco Chronicle. Bewitchingly written and gracefully assured. Aw makes the most of the exoticism of his setting. The story Aw tells is mercilessly gripping and his prose is lucid, uncluttered, beautiful.
Tash Aw's mercurial debut novel opens with the enigmatic anti-hero dead and his disaffected son determined to stamp .
Tash Aw's mercurial debut novel opens with the enigmatic anti-hero dead and his disaffected son determined to stamp on the grave. We learn how Johnny Lim - a natural whiz with machines - stabbed an English mine owner in Malaya during the second world war, went on the run, and established himself as a local legend in the featureless Kinta valley.
Tash Aw's debut novel, The Harmony Silk Factory (2006) is an impressive beginning. It is a complex historical-based novel set in Malaysia that showcases a skill in creating a number of distinct storytelling voices. It is a complex story with the enigmatic Malaysian Chinese or/businessman Johnny Lim at the forefront of a story told from three separate points of view.
The Harmony Silk Factory book. This debut novel from Tash Aw gives us an exquisitely written look into another culture at a moment of crisis. The Harmony Silk Factory won the 2005 Whitbread First Novel Award and also made it to the 2005 Man Booker longlist.
The Harmony Silk Factory (2005) is Tash Aw's critically acclaimed first novel, set in 1940s British-ruled Malaya, which is now called Malaysia. It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and won the Whitbread Book Awards for First Novel Award. The novel incorporates some historical events, and its characters may temporarily take the roles of real people, for example Johnny Lim acts as Lai Teck in the Batu Caves massacre, though there is otherwise little similarity between them.
The Harmony Silk Factory. A landmark work of fiction from one of Britain’s most exciting new writers: The Harmony Silk Factory is a devastating love story set against the turmoil of mid-twentieth century Malaysia. Set in Malaysia in the 1930s and 40s, with the rumbling of the Second World War in the background and the Japanese about to invade, The Harmony Silk Factory is the story of four people: Johnny, an infamous Chinaman – a salesman, a fraudster, possibly a murderer – whose shop house, The Harmony Silk Factory, he uses as a front for his illegal.
Tash Aw. (It is raining heavily today so we are confined to our rooms for a while. There was a string quartet playing while we had our dinner. There was a string quartet playing while we had our dinner e hotel had arranged the quartet especially for us. We’re a long way from anywhere, Peter said. Where on earth would they have found four viol-playing fossils at such short notice? Look at them. They were very old Chinese men with bent spines. Their dinner jackets had a greenish hue and were badly frayed.
Tash Aw, whose real name is Aw Ta-Shi (Simplified Chinese: 歐大旭; born 4 October 1971) is a writer living in London. His first novel, "The Harmony Silk Factory", was published in 2005. After Malaysian journalists reported that he had been paid over £500,000 for the novel, The Star and The New Straits Times called him the "RM3. The novel was longlisted for the 2005 Man Booker Prize and won the 2005 Whitbread Book Awards First Novel Award as well as the 2005 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Novel (Asia Pacific region).
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