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The Gift of Rain

The Gift of Rain

Author(s): Tan Twan Eng

Location(s): Malaysia (Malaya), Penang

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Before WW2 onwards



This is the story of Philip Hutton, as he grapples with his guilt and pain and the choices he had to make when the Japanese attacks Malaya and his home of Penang

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This novel is so informative about the Chinese and Japanese culture, their philosophies, and through this you gain great understanding of why these countries did what they did.

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