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Pramoedya Ananta Toer was an outstanding phenomenon in Indonesian literature. No other writer came close to his epic force, social awareness, plotting skill, and psychological... Read morePublished 1 month ago by H. Schneider
found the culture of Indonesia interesting. Was not aware of a lot of things.Published 1 month ago by msm
It's a beautiful story told in a lyrical tone. Almost like a poem. It was a great introduction to Indonesian literature. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Teodora Vegh
Fascinating story . Intriguing perspective of racial complexities in Java in 1890's. Written with both seriousness and a lightness of being. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kim Kunkel
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 6 months 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 7 months 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 8 months ago by kay Irwin