House of Glass

House of Glass

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HOUSE OF GLASS is the final volume of Pramoedya Ananta Toer's acclaimed BURU quartet, which chronicles the turbulent history of early twentieth-century, Dutch colonial Indonesia through the eyes of Minke, a Dutch-educated Javanense writer. By now, Minke has risen to become a leading dissident and is in prison. He struggles from his 'house of glass' to stir both in his own countrymen and its invaders a sense of justice and of a society awakened.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 300g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0140256792
  • 9780140256796
  • 78,474

About Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Pramoedya Ananta Toer was born on the island of Java in 1925. He was imprisoned first by the Dutch from 1947 to 1949 for his role in the Indonesian revolution, then by the Indonesian government as a political prisoner. Many of his works have been written while in prison, including the BURU QUARTET. Pramoedya is the author of over thirty works of fiction and non-fiction and is heavily tipped to win the Nobel Prize.
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