Amidst the struggles of war-torn 1950 Singapore, the chaos of the Malayan Emergency and the violence of the Maria Hertogh race riots, a trip into the previous brings a chilling discovery for Eurasian Annie Collins, who returns to Singapore looking her misplaced child. This well-crafted tale is a lament for the loss and harm of battle, an unraveling secret and a trip into suppressed reminiscence and the character of self-delusion
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