THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY
WHAT A STORYTELLER TASH AS IS UNPARDONABLE'
This is the story of Johnny Lim, textile merchant, petty crook and inventor of the Amazing Toddy Machine, and his marriage to the beautiful Snow Soong. In 1940 with the Japanese about to invade Malaysia, Johnny and Snow embark on their honeymoon to the mysterious Seven Maiden Islands, accompanied by a mercurial Japanese professor and Peter Wormwood looks back on this defining journey, while Snow’s son goes in search of the truth of his mother and the infamous Chinese man he married. Set against the backdrop of a country in crisis, this debut novel is the story of a haunting episode in the history of a family and landmark work of fiction.
Publisher: HARPER COLLINS
Subtitle: WHAT A STORYTELLER TASH AS IS UNPARDONABLE’
Author: TASH AW