by Milne, Rosie


Price:  US$13.32   (SGD18.50*)
Format:  Paper Back, 464 pages
Published:  2019, United Kingdom, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9781912049301
SB#:  061767 (804)

About This Book

It is 1924, and the British rule Malaya. Guy is a colonial administrator in charge of Kluanak, a remote district deep in the jungle. Nony is Guy's concubine. She is Malay, and together they have three mixed-race children. Guy is granted Home leave and uses this opportunity to find himself a proper English wife, assuming that on his return he'll be given a new posting far from Kluanak. Circumstance was inspired by The Force of Circumstance, a short story by W. Somerset Maugham and is the first in a trilogy of Maugham-inspired colonial tales set in 1920s Malaya.

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