Underground and Other Stories
by Effie Chuang
Unforeseen circumstances can have extraordinary effect on people you think you know well, including yourself. What lurks in the recesses of the mind is anyone’s guess. In Underground and Other Stories, outward appearances are scrapped away and the hidden, uncovered. From the start to the end, you are confronted with temptation, desire and choice.
Weaving in and out of characters from different strata of society, Chuang constructs a world at once familiar and absurd. Her prose is sparse and taut, her observations acute and honest. A fascinating read.
About the Author
Born in 1974, Effie Chuang graduated from the University of Leeds with a LLB (Honours) in 1996. She discovered her knack for writing short stories and started writing seriously when she returned from UK. She cites Jean Genet, Pirandello, Ionesco, Fernando Arrabal as her influences. She is a lawyer and this is her first book.
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Dimension: 130mm x 203mm
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