All Our Brave, Earthly Scars

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All Our Brave, Earthly Scars
Author: Danielle Lim
Publish: 2022
Publisher: Penguin Books
Genre: Romance
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789815017106
Pages: 240
Language: English

All Our Brave, Earthly Scars

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4.9 rating
Synopsis:

A tale of love set against the 2002 Bali bombing in the present, Singapore’s largest fire in the past, and a buried secret between Lee Yang searches desperately for Snow amid the carnage of the 2002 Bali bombings.

From Singapore’s worst fire in 1961, their lives, and later their love, have woven through years of struggle and separation. When a secret that has lain hidden for over thirty years comes to light and the truth unfolds, they are pulled apart. Now, in the face of Indonesia’s worst terror attack in its history, they risk losing one another yet again.

In this novel spanning over four decades, the five elements of fire, water, earth, air and spirit display their power in the lives of Yang, Snow and those around them—an intimate and heart-rending exploration of love and loss, loneliness and courage, scarring and healing.

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Danielle Lim is an award-winning author. And Softly Go the Crossings, a collection of short stories published by Penguin Random House SEA, won the Book of the Year as well as Best Literary Work at the Singapore Book Awards 2021. The Sound of SCH: A mental breakdown, a life journey, won the Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (non-fiction). Trafalgar Sunrise, a novel, was a finalist in the Singapore Book Awards 2019 for Best Literary Work.

The Sound of SCH has been translated to Chinese and published in Taiwan, as well as translated to Tamil and published in India.

The Publishers Weekly (US) listed Danielle as one of Singapore’s top writers in 2016. She has been invited to speak at various local and international events, such as the George Town Literary Festival 2021, and the 2017 Kimberley Writers Festival in Australia, during which she was interviewed on live radio by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She has been a featured speaker at the Singapore Writers Festival. She has also been featured in The Straits Times, on radio 93.8. Now, in BiblioAsia, and in The Singapore Women’s Weekly.

Danielle is an alumna of the University of Oxford and is based in Singapore, where she is a lecturer.

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