I very much enjoyed this tale of love, friendship, war and betrayal. It tells the story of one man's quest to grapple with finding his place in life as a boy in Malay; getting... Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Mary
I am a voracious reader, but cannot remember ever re-reading a book, so that was unsual for me. The first time I read it for the story. Read morePublished 1 day ago by CMiller
The novel starts slowly,, but persist! There are hints of what is to come. I knew little of WWII in Malaysia, and found this enlightening.Published 3 days ago by Pamela A. Shetler
I am not a big fan of war stories and parts of this book is very grim and depressing. It is on the whole very well written and compelling. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Carol
Very informative about Malaysia, especially the different racial makeup of the people and their industries. Didn't know about the Japanese invasion during WW2 into Malaysia. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Gloria W
Terrific read .Civilian reaction to war unknowable until the last minute.Published 5 days ago by Bob in Pa.
Beautifully written; interesting history background from the perspective of a mixed Chinese/American son of a mega-wealthy Chinese/American family in Malaysia during WWII.Published 6 days ago by Martha A. Bryan