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Singapore Love Stories By Verena Tay Singapore Love Stories What does it mean to love and be loved in Singapore Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitan

  • Title: Singapore Love Stories
  • Author: Verena Tay
  • ISBN: 9789814625494
  • Page: 133
  • Format: Paperback
  • Singapore Love Stories By Verena Tay What does it mean to love and be loved in Singapore Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitants From the HDB heartlander to the Sentosa millionaire, the privileged expatriate to the migrant worker, the accidental tourist to the reluctant citizen, the characters in thWhat does it mean to love and be loved in Singapore Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitants From the HDB heartlander to the Sentosa millionaire, the privileged expatriate to the migrant worker, the accidental tourist to the reluctant citizen, the characters in this anthology reveal an array of perspectives of love found in the island city state.Leading Singaporean and Singapore based writers explore the best and worst of the human condition called love, including grief, duplicity and revenge, self love, filial love, homesickness and tragic past relationships Collectively, the stories in this anthology reveal the many ways in which love can be both a salve and a wound in life.
    Singapore Love Stories By Verena Tay

    Singaporean Love Stories That Are A Way Better Love Singapore Love Stories by Verena Tay Sep , Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitants From the HDB heartlander to the Sentosa millionaire, the privileged expatriate to the migrant worker, the accidental tourist to the reluctant citizen, the characters in Singapore Love Stories Kindle edition by Tay, Verena Sep , But at any rate, Singapore Love Stories is as vibrant and eclectic as its inhabitants The stories cover both new love and old, uncertain relationships, filial love and loss, long distant relationships and longing The recurring themes of divorce and affairs do make me wonder about the state of love and marriage in Singapore, though. Singapore Love Stories Writer Verena Tay Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitants. Singapore Love Stories Similar in concept to LOVE IN PENANG, Singapore Love Stories is an anthology of love stories set in Singapore The themes and stories are a little darker, and a lot grittier, though The anthology opens with the brilliant A Poor Man by Audrey Chin, which immerses you in the life of a poor immigrant Indian construction worker in rich, cosmopolitan Singapore. Singapore Love Stories National Library Board Singapore Singapore Love Stories is a vibrant collection of seventeen stories that delves into the diverse love lives of Singapore s eclectic mix of inhabitants From the HDB heartlander to the Sentosa millionaire, the privileged expatriate to the migrant worker, the accidental tourist to the reluctant citizen, the characters in this anthology reveal an array of perspectives of love found in the island city state. SIngapore Love Stories Marriage Confessions On The Red Feb , Four couples make their heart to heart confessions of the challenges that threatened their marriages and how they moved past the stigmas that tested their mo Singapore Love Stories Breaking news, latest Singapore On The Red Dot Ep Singapore Love Stories Marriage Confessions Feb AM Updated Feb AM

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    1. Eleanor Carter on said:

      I won this book in a Good Reads giveaway and was intrigued by the unique theme I am not always the biggest fan of short stories but I was keen to get started on this one.The theme of both love and Singapore made the short stories seem cohesive than some anthologies but there was a broad range of different writing styles and topics Some dealt with romantic love whereas others were the love for friends Some mourned dead lovers, some explored the complex feelings behind falling out of love, some l [...]

    2. Tripfiction on said:

      Valentine s Day Love Stories set in SINGAPOREThis is a compendium of short stories, featuring the myriad, sparkling and darker permutations of love All set in Singapore There are little snippets of life in Singapore sprinkled liberally throughout the beautifully put together stories, all different, and all interesting.This little tome would be a good read to enjoy on a flight into the island city state, the stories are wonderfully varied and entertaining and would definitely get a traveller in t [...]

    3. Karien Van on said:

      I am not always the biggest fan of short stories, but as this is set in Singapore, my home since four years, and features local authors, I gave it a go And I m glad I did, as I really enjoyed it As with most collection of stories by different authors, some appealed to me than others, but there are definitely some gems in there that make the whole collection worth its while Singapore love stories addresses a number of different types of love, romantic, filial, desperate, sweet or dark, and by a [...]

    4. Tan Clare on said:

      You know all this talk about magic It s really just love That s the greatest magic in the world pg 223Indeed I was especially moved by the two stories of familial love the one about the grandma, and the one about the father in this collection.

    5. Anne on said:

      The book s title is a misnomer, but I thoroughly enjoyed the short stories in this anthology Some of the stories left me hanging, but it was a good kind of feeling I haven t felt this good after reading a book in a long time.

    6. Bronwyn on said:

      Really solid themed short story anthology Nicely rounded the collection is sprinkled with a variety of tales such that there s something for the romantic, the tragic, the humorist etc, but it still hangs together as a whole Lots of quality writing Refreshing to hear from the Singaporean corner of the globe as well.

    7. Sue on said:

      giveaway, thanks to Monsoon books.As snapshots into the life and seemingly eclectic culture in Singapore of which I know very little,I found these stories interesting They cover not just a wide variety of scenario but also of age, nationality and social group I find both the title and hearts on the cover misleading as many seem to be about the complexities of life, not love.

    8. Chloe Trindall on said:

      This is a great and really solid book of short stories It covers an interesting variety of themes and experiences And it gives you a real insight to life inSingapore If you are planning to spend any length in Singapore then I highly recommend you get yourself a copy.

    9. dedd on said:

      The book is an anthology of 17 stories set in Singapore Some stories were good others not so much Also some of the stories required the reader to be familiar with the Singaporean humor and slang Thank you to GoodReads and Monsoon books for a copy of the book.

    10. Mabel Y-A on said:

      I got transported from one spot to another within Singapore while reading the book.

    11. Junhao on said:

      Reading this short stories collection, nothing seemed to jump out at me and some stories did have an unsatisfactory ending However, when I flipped through the whole book after I was finally done, I was pleasantly surprised at how many of them stuck with me and how much I appreciated most of them While the writing of some of them could have been better, I am still impressed by their overall quality I haven t read any local anthology before and I guess this is a good start

    12. Synne CD on said:

      I really enjoyed this book of short stories It provided so many different perspectives of Singapore It made me want to move back.

    13. Beth Lawson on said:

      In spite of the terrible title and cover both of which bring to mind smarmy romances this little book turned out to be a delight Seventeen short stories are included, with each one depicting love in all its strange, unique, and frequently awkward and ugly forms The stories all bear unpredictable outcomes, yet they are relatable, portraying the protagonists in vulnerable ways in which we can empathize Highly recommended.

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