Fascinating story . Intriguing perspective of racial complexities in Java in 1890's. Written with both seriousness and a lightness of being. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Kindle Customer
The first of the Buru Quartet that should be read in succession. This writer was introduced to me by a friend who is of Dutch/Indonesian descent. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Nabil
Arguably one of the greatest works of fiction in the colonial canon, Toer is a master of language. For any one interested in Indonesian or Javanese literature or culture, the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tyler
This is the first of a quartet of books written by an Indonesian while in prison. This one focuses on a young Javanese man coming to terms with the nature of the colonial rule... Read morePublished 1 month ago by kay Irwin
The story of how this book is written is as moving as the story itself. Written while a political prisoner in a work camp - while his fellow prisoners took on his tasks so that he... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Levana Saxon
If you interested in Indonesia and love great literature, read this.
It’s a shame that the second in the series is not sold as an eBook by kindle.