The Brigadier's Daughter

The Brigadier s Daughter The one woman he will never forget Jin a sensitive kampong boy with an artistic bent is often found sketching hornbills in the jungle Stephanie is the Eurasian daughter of an uncompromising brigadie

  • Title: The Brigadier's Daughter
  • Author: Paul Callan
  • ISBN: 9789814785181
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Paperback
  • The one woman he will never forget Jin, a sensitive kampong boy with an artistic bent, is often found sketching hornbills in the jungle Stephanie is the Eurasian daughter of an uncompromising brigadier, born into a world of racial and economic privilege Their torrid affair, set in pre merger Malaya, must be kept hidden at all costs But the fragile relationship between tThe one woman he will never forget Jin, a sensitive kampong boy with an artistic bent, is often found sketching hornbills in the jungle Stephanie is the Eurasian daughter of an uncompromising brigadier, born into a world of racial and economic privilege Their torrid affair, set in pre merger Malaya, must be kept hidden at all costs But the fragile relationship between these star crossed lovers is threatened by a single secret and a moment of thoughtlessness that will echo for decades.The Brigadier s Daughter is a tale of young love and hard choices.

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    About "Paul Callan"

    1. Paul Callan

      Paul Callan is the author of three novels The Dulang Washer MPH, 2011 , Shadows Beneath the Fronds MPH, 2013 , and The Brigadier s Daughter Epigram Books, 2017 After many years in business, he turned to writing historical fiction of Southeast Asia He now divides his time between Kuala Lumpur and London, and is currently writing his fourth novel.

    663 thoughts on “The Brigadier's Daughter”

    1. A touching coming of age story, giving readers insights of how puberty and the idealism of first love caused unforseen consequences in the protagonists' lives. Set in a small Malayan town during the colonial days, the writer managed to delve into the complexities of adolescents' emotions without being overly melodramatic, preachy or judgemental. Poignantly told through a series of flashbacks and a set of intriguing present day circumstances, each chapter has enough suspense to compel readers to [...]


    2. Two stories cleverly interwoven so that they merged successfully at the end. The characters were, to me, well structured and alive. The historical setting was well set, especially against the modern setting and where both were are found together, as neighbours (Malaysia and Singapore) in the Orient.


    3. A beautiful, easy read. The linking of two stories into one unexpected ending was a delightful surprise. Many of the sex scenes, graphic in their detail, highlighted the naivety of youth in what was a part coming-of-age book. The old man, sad in the life he endured, ends happily, and with a sense of fulfilment.





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