Tash Aw - Author

About the 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.

Featured books by Tash Aw

Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Author: Tash Aw Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, the overlapping lives of five newcomers to China's most dynamic city are the subject of this kaleidoscopic novel. Welcome to Shanghai. A restless metropolis where old traditions collide with new ambitions - a place where anything can happen and anyone can become Somebody. Golddigger, property magnate, pop star, entrepreneur and guru: five newcomers are lured by the promise of making fortunes and remaking identities. But they find their lives converging in unpredictable ways, as the Five Star Billionaire's lessons for success wreak havoc. For in a land where dreams may come true, nothing is ever quite as it seems...

Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Author: Tash Aw Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2013

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. Justin is from a family of successful property developers. Phoebe has come to China buoyed with hope, but her dreams are shattered within hours as the job she has come for seems never to have existed. Gary is a successful pop artist, but his fans and marketing machine disappear after a bar-room brawl. Yinghui has businesses that are going well but must make decisions about her life. And then there is Walter, the shadowy billionaire, ruthless and manipulative, ultimately alone in the world. In 'Five Star Billionaire', Tash Aw charts the weave of their journeys in the new China, counterpointing their adventures with the old life they have left behind in Malaysia.

Other books by Tash Aw

The Face: Strangers On A Pier

The Face: Strangers On A Pier

Author: Tash Aw Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/03/2016

Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Author: Tash Aw Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, the overlapping lives of five newcomers to China's most dynamic city are the subject of this kaleidoscopic novel. Welcome to Shanghai. A restless metropolis where old traditions collide with new ambitions - a place where anything can happen and anyone can become Somebody. Golddigger, property magnate, pop star, entrepreneur and guru: five newcomers are lured by the promise of making fortunes and remaking identities. But they find their lives converging in unpredictable ways, as the Five Star Billionaire's lessons for success wreak havoc. For in a land where dreams may come true, nothing is ever quite as it seems...

Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Author: Tash Aw Format: eBook Release Date: 26/09/2013

In this stunning new novel, Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves in sprawling Shanghai.Justin is from a family of successful property developers. Phoebe has come to China buoyed with hope, but her dreams are shattered within hours as the job she has come for seems never to have existed. Gary is a successful pop artist, but his fans and marketing machine disappear after a bar-room brawl. Yinghui has businesses that are going well but must make decisions about her life. And then there is Walter, the shadowy billionaire, ruthless and manipulative, ultimately alone in the world.In 'Five Star Billionaire', Tash Aw charts the weave of their journeys in the new China, counterpointing their adventures with the old life they have left behind in Malaysia. The result is a brilliant examination of the migrations that are shaping the new city experiences all over the world, and their effect on myriad individual lives.

Five Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Author: Tash Aw Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2013

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. Justin is from a family of successful property developers. Phoebe has come to China buoyed with hope, but her dreams are shattered within hours as the job she has come for seems never to have existed. Gary is a successful pop artist, but his fans and marketing machine disappear after a bar-room brawl. Yinghui has businesses that are going well but must make decisions about her life. And then there is Walter, the shadowy billionaire, ruthless and manipulative, ultimately alone in the world. In 'Five Star Billionaire', Tash Aw charts the weave of their journeys in the new China, counterpointing their adventures with the old life they have left behind in Malaysia.

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