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    Azhari

ISBN: 9786029144826
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The Garden of Delights & Other Tales

by: Azhari

Azhari’s reimagined stories of Aceh in the 17th century encompass a garden of extraordinary beauty, a turtle with chin hairs, pirates in the waters of the Malacca Straits, and so much more. The author’s enthralling storytelling, reminiscent of the 1001 Nights, makes you, the reader, ever so impatient for what comes next.

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Azhari’s reimagined stories of Aceh in the 17th century encompass a garden of extraordinary beauty, a turtle with chin hairs, pirates in the waters of the Malacca Straits, and so much more. The author’s enthralling storytelling, reminiscent of the 1001 Nights, makes you, the reader, ever so impatient for what comes next. ISBN: 9786029144826
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 164 pages
Azhari was born in Aceh and began to write in primary school. He is a co-founder of Sekolah Menulis Dôkarim, a school for creative writing. As an author, he holds fast to the conviction that literature is better able to shed light on life’s realities than even the mass media.
Translator :George A. Fowler
George A Fowler lived and traveled widely in the Asia Pacific region for over thirty years, first as a Marine, then as a student of Chinese and Malay, and finally for twenty-three years as a commercial banker. He co-authored Pertamina: Indonesian National Oil and Java, A Garden Continuum while living in Indonesia in the early 1970s. George received a BA from St Michael’s College, the University of Toronto, in 1975, and a Master of Arts in International Studies (China Studies) from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington in 2002. He has translated Marah Rusli’s classic Indonesian Malay novel Sitti Nurbaya: A Love Unrealized (Lontar, 2011), Old Town by Chinese writer Lin Zhe (Amazon Crossing, 2011), The Golden Road and Life Under Mao Zedong’s Rule by Hong Kong writer Zhang Da-Peng (CreateSpace, 2012 and 2013, respectively), The Rose of Cikembang, a popular novel of the late 1920s Netherlands East Indies by the Indonesian writer Kwee Tek Hoay (Lontar, 2013) and Ceremony by famed Dayak poet and novelist Korrie Layun Rampan (Lontar, 2014). George and his wife, Scholastica Auyong, currently live near Seattle, where he is a full-time freelance translator of Chinese, Indonesian, Malay, and Tagalog, and is finally learning Vietnamese.
Translator :Jutta Wurm
Jutta Wurm studied languages, literature, and translation theory at the University of Berlin, Bonn and, Düsseldorf. After spending a couple of years living abroad in Italy and England, she worked as a language assistant and translator with internationally renowned law firms, while at the same time taking on tasks as a freelance translator, mainly for a variety of cultural foundations and organizations in connection with contemporary musical and theatrical events. Her translations range from essays to poetry and from new translations of turn-of-the-last-century novels to recent hip teenage novels.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 44. x 7 cm

“The Garden of Delights & Other Tales”

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