Scorpion Orchid

Scorpion Orchid

By Lloyd Fernando

E-ISBN: 9789810731922

Genre: Fiction Collections

Publisher: Epigram Books

Related series: Singapore Classics



Looking for print version? Visit: Epigram Books Web Store

ABOUT THE BOOK

An exciting first novel set in pre-independence Singapore. Scorpion Orchid follows the lives of four young men—a Malay, an Eurasian, a Chinese and a Tamil—against a backdrop of racial violence and political factions struggling for dominance. Excerpts from classical Malay and colonial English sources appear throughout the narrative, illuminating the roots and significance of this period in history.


More books by
Lloyd Fernando
Green is the Colour
Green is the Colour

Other books you may like
Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday:
Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday
This Side of Heaven:
This Side of Heaven
The Fisherman King:
The Fisherman King
The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume Three
The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories Volume Three
Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops:
Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops
Impractical Uses of Cake:
Impractical Uses of Cake