Marshall Cavendish Classics: O Singapore! Stories in Celebration

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Marshall Cavendish Classics: O Singapore! Stories in Celebration
Publish: 2021
Genre: Humour
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789814974462
Pages: 144
Language: English

Marshall Cavendish Classics: O Singapore! Stories in Celebration

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From the playfully satirical pen of Catherine Lim comes the wild, weird and wacky world of O Singapore! This is modern-day Singapore where the campaigns and directives of the unremittingly competent leadership come face to face with the undeniably human fads, foibles and follies of the local people. Using uniquely Singaporean traits as focal points, Lim takes us through the dizzying whirl of these merry collisions with consummate wit and comic inventiveness.

This title is being reissued under the new Marshall Cavendish Classics: Literary Fiction series, which seeks to introduce some of the best works of Singapore literature to a new generation of readers. Some have been evergreen titles over the years, others have been unjustly neglected.

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Catherine Lim Poh Imm (b. 21 March 1942, Penang, Malaysia–) is the doyenne of Singapore stories. Lim is an accomplished and critically acclaimed author who has published a dozen collections of short stories, five novels, two volumes of poems and even a play.

She began as a teacher, then was a project director with the Ministry of Education, became a specialist lecturer with the Regional Language Centre (RELC), and finally became a full-time writer in 1992. She has won national and regional book prizes for her literary contributions. Her works are studied in local and foreign schools and universities, and have been published in various languages in several countries.

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