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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. 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. Jul 25, Cesar added it.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Perhaps the demands of everyday lives and blind concern for futures have marred the sanctity of love. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Like the tittle, this short story collection is indeed about little ironic things concerning Singapore and its people. Retrieved 5 January Yes, they do have a cultural context. It might lose me some followers but so be it.


Very perceptive and thought-provoking.

Was first introduced to her work by a Singaporean friend Cheryl rated it liked it Dec 16, Retrieved 2 April Get to Know Us. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. These stories reveal generational differences, and reflect the conundrum between tradition and modernity, constancy and change. Other vices such as drinking and lust lead readers to be scathing in our judgement, with the characters mourning over the destruction wrecked upon their lives.

Written with wit and deliberate ironyLittle Ironies may best be described as a collection of vignettes concerning modern Singapore life, mostly involving the Singaporean Chinese community. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The prevalence of vices. I can’t wait to read the rest of her work! Notify me of new posts via email. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Abu Zawad rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Stories of Singapore is a collection of seventeen short stories by Singapore littls Catherine Lim. Anna rated it liked it Nov 18, Write a customer review. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It was first published inin Singapore, by Heinemann [1] under the Writing in Asia Series and earned for the writer much accolade. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Trivial it may sound, but when i read the book, those stories quite blew me away, especially the twists that the Catherine Lim utilizes at the end of most stories.


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Views Read Edit View history. It is sometimes worthwhile to preserve our culture and our past, as antiquated they may seem. Taddea Leong rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Nigel Nichelle rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Chanel Soh rated it liked it Sep 08, Books by Catherine Lim.

Some stories are absolutely scathing in its description of ordinary Singaporeans who pursue a certain goal or ambition, yet in the process inadvertently — most of the time unknowingly — lose sight or grasp of the things that matter the most.

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