This was a perfect choice of book to read in Singapore. Loved the self-critiquing style of Hwee Hwee Tang and she certainly made me aware quickly of the Singaporean mentality - especially that great expression "kia-su"!
Chiah Deng is Singapore born but she's been educated in Oxford, studying the Christian medieval mystics. She's offered a job which would allow her to enter into the jet setting elite. But she has to pass three tests. She's trapped between contemporary fashion and ancient theology, East and West.
Intensively written and witty in style and prose....Continua