“The freedom to be is the freedom to be human. I longed for a day where we can stop categorising people and assigning stereotypes upon them. I longed to traverse this wide-open space freely; to interact and learn from one another as fellow humans; a free spirit of a truly open world.” Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib reflects.
Though a highly influential figure in Malayan literary history, few of Miao Siew’s works are available in languages other than his native Chinese. This rare English translation paints a picture of a family’s carefully constructed life, examining how far a mother will go to look after her family and asking how that affects her child.