Rice Bowl

It was a thrusting world out there – every man for himself, striving, straining towards a full rice bowl. Hunger to be assuaged. Mouths to be kept busy. Fresh into university, Marie’s Gang of Four, daring to be different, involve themselves with social issues, breaking away from their ivory tower. Then, all too soon, they are swept up in a cycle of events and a clash of personalities that leave them tangled forever.

Rice Bowl is a powerfully written novel about the complexity of living and loving in Singapore, drawing into its boundaries the little explored areas of human relationships, threading its way through those tentative awakening emotions which now lie raw and exposed.

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It was a thrusting world out there – every man for himself, striving, straining towards a full rice bowl. Hunger to be assuaged. Mouths to be kept busy. Fresh into university, Marie’s Gang of Four, daring to be different, involve themselves with social issues, breaking away from their ivory tower. Then, all too soon, they are swept up in a cycle of events and a clash of personalities that leave them tangled forever.

Rice Bowl is a powerfully written novel about the complexity of living and loving in Singapore, drawing into its boundaries the little explored areas of human relationships, threading its way through those tentative awakening emotions which now lie raw and exposed.

 

Publisher: Times Books International

Paperback

1984

ISBN: 9789812618962