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Tash Aw - Author


Tash Aw is a recent graduate of UEA. He is Malaysian by birth but now lives in London. The Harmony Silk Factory is his first novel.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Tash Aw

Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw
Five Star Billionaire
Tash Aw
A long book with well-defined characters and colourful descriptions of Chinese life. Each chapter concentrates, mainly, on one character with little first-person advice sections occasionally added in a ‘self-improvement’ manner, something one of our main characters is studying. We follow...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw
Five Star Billionaire
Tash Aw
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. In this stunning new novel, Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves in sprawling Shanghai. The result is a brilliant examination of the migrations that are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2013
Map of the Invisible World by Tash Aw
Map of the Invisible World
Tash Aw
April 2010 Book of the Month. It has been five years since we had a new Tash Aw and the wait has been worth it. This is a lovely book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2010
The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw
The Harmony Silk Factory
Tash Aw
Category Winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award 2005 and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The story of a mysterious man, Johnny Lim. I say mysterious for we get three different narratives relating parts of his life that illustrate very different men,...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 16/01/2006

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