The Evidence of the Senses

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Remembrance and desire, regret and anticipation, death and redemption. Tan’s epiphanic style gives access to the interpenetrating tensions of the human condition.

In I Chose to Climb, a mother reads her son’s diary for the reason behind his attempt of the Matterhorn which culminated in his ambiguous death: by suicide or exertion?

Comprising poetry and a short play, Evidence’s luminous language lays bare the logic and the heart of reality.



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"He is a master of metaphors and imagery, and it was really fun sleuthing out the hidden meanings." - yamiyoghurt on Goodreads, who gave a 5-star rating


Colin Tan