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Fiction In Translation

  • Yeng Pway Ngon

    The Non-Existent Lover & Other Stories

    $15.00

    Featuring a selection of short stories written between the 1960s and 2000, this collection charts Yeng Pway Ngon's evolution in subject matter and style over time. The earlier stories, written at a time when Yeng was known for his modernist poetry, exude solitude and melancholy, and deal with themes such as the wanton rebelliousness of youth, or the poet's shuttling between death and dream.  From the 1970s onwards, he turned his attention to societal conerns – depicting a lonely writer who fa...

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