Map of the Invisible World - Tash Aw Reviews
Description:Genre: Fiction / Author: Tash Aw / ISBN: 000734998X / Publication Date: 2010 / Publisher: Fourth Estate
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In Indonesia sometime in the late 1940s or maybe the 1950s, two young boys are abandoned by their mother and sent to an orphanage. The elder brother, Johan, is adopted by a wealthy Malaysian couple and grows up with adoptive siblings and a life of privilege. The younger boy, Adam, goes to live with a Dutch artist, Karl, a man so ashamed of his Dutch heritage that he forbids Adam to speak Dutch. As the book 'Map of the Invisible World' opens, Adam is a young adult and finds himself alone again after his 'father' Karl is taken away by soldiers, anxious to rid the country of old 'imperialists'. Adam leaves his isolated island to go looking for Margaret, a woman ... Read the complete review
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