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by Tan, Twan Eng

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TitleThe gift of rain
Author / Responsible partyTan, Twan Eng
GenreHistorical fiction.
TopicsHistorical fiction. Racially mixed people -- Malaysia -- Pulau Pinang (State) -- Fiction. Malaya -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945 -- Collaborationists -- Fiction. Pinang -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Driven by the prophetic words of an ancient soothsayer, this novel explores the opposing ideas of predestination and self-determination, as Philip traces a perilous and sometimes unclear path through the terrible years of the Second World War in Penang, Malaysia.

Additional Information

System control numberS13286
Original Print PublisherNewcastle upon Tyne : Myrmidon, 2007.
NarratorLuke Thompson and Gordon Griffin.
Narrator NameLuke Thompson and Gordon Griffin.
Participant or performer noteLuke Thompson and Gordon Griffin.
Narrators GenderMale narrator