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Rope of Ash - Shahnon Ahmad

Oxford University Press (Kuala Lumpur), 1979, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good. Slight toning to the wrappers. Tanning to the top margins of the blanks and reverse of the wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.

First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “Rope of Ash is set in the fictional village of Banggul Derdap, with its rice fields, wooden thatched houses and small mosque. It is a tale of bitter hatred, in which one family is pitted against the whole village in defence of what the family members believe to be traditional values relating to the soil. Over this small and intimate society are the violent forces of nature, including a marauding tiger.

Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼")
Series: Oxford in Asia Modern Authors
Number of Pages: 106
ISBN: 0195804414
Introduction: Tang Soo Ping
Translator: Harry Aveling
Cover Art By: Ahmad Khalid Mohd. Yusuf