A thought provoking and sometimes startling anthology which explores issues challenging Singaporeans identity, emigration, education, infidelity, cultural differences, class divisions, heritage, individualismEach story experiments with elements of fiction, building on Simon Tay s eloquent and and poetic voice to achieve a vivid style His well crafted writing makes this a memorable collection


10 thoughts on “Stand Alone

  1. Emma Harper Emma Harper says:

    I liked a history of tea but some of the other stories were a bit contrived the pacing was a bit strange However, I enjoyed the collection overall despite not usually being a fan of short stories


  2. George Lam George Lam says:

    Read this book 25 years ago and was really happy then that there are authors who can write from a young middleClass Singaporean point of views