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Eat Your Words with Ahmad Fuadi (@sgwritersfest) 3 Nov 12 Seribu Sari Rendezvous Grand Hotel 4pm $20

Ahmad Fuadi’s coming-of-age novel Negeri 5 Menara took Indonesia by storm. The recent release of a film adaptation has brought even wider appeal to this charming story of young boys growing up in small town Indonesia and not giving up on their big dreams. Come have tea with the man behind the book and find out how and why this novel struck such a chord! This session will be hosted by Azhar Ibrahim, a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Malay Studies National University of Singapore. It will be held in English and Malay. Seribu Sari is a Halal-certified restaurant. Curated by The Arts House. About Ahmad Fuadi A Fulbright scholar and former reporter for Voice of America, Indonesian writer Ahmad parlayed his formative years at an Islamic boarding school into his celebrated first novel, Negeri 5 Menara , which sold more than 100,000 copies in the first year of its release. Tr...

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