Children Book

The Outcast

It’s about them who were casted out due to their belief in this beautiful country. Lombok, January 2011 We just wanted to go home. To our own house. Bought by our own money. The house that we...

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The Dwarf Child Herds the Wind

“What is the meaning of a deep and vast ocean, if love wants to wade across and plunge into it, my friend?” asked Anila in her song. All of a sudden, the monkeys paused, while dancing...

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Parfum, Jazz and The Incident

On November 12, 1991, the Indonesian military opened fire on East Timorese protestors in Dili, the capital of East Timor. Hundreds of people were killed and accounts of this massacre sparked...

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The Rainbow Troops

Published in Indonesia in 2005, The Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata's closely autobiographical debut novel, sold more than five million copies, shattering records. Now it promises to...

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Lies, Loss and Longing

The stories in Lies, Loss, and Longing portray the experiences of survivors of violence. Sukanta delves deeply into ordinary suffering, using his keen eye for the mundane to expose extraordinary...

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Princess Kemang

This story comes from Bengkulu. Princess Kemang like hunting very much. When she ventures into the wood to hunt, she sees a deer, then she shoots him. The first attempt is failed, but her second...

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