The Singkeh

The Singkeh : Volume 2 Planter

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The story is set in Indonesia in the immediate post Independence period, and relates the adventures of a young British planter, Andy Anderson, on a rubber estate in the East Indies island of Sumatra. It is a tale of tempest and famine, riots and rancour, corruption, jealousy, intrigue and murder, and friendship, joy, love and passion. It also heralds the sunset of an era.
Chapter 1 is a prologue, describing the outward voyage from Southampton to Belawan and introducing some of the characters who will reappear later in the story. The true adventure begins when Anderson sets foot on Sumatran soil.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • Cherrybrook, NSW, Australia
  • 1922238317
  • 9781922238313

About Terence Campbell

The author was born in Ireland in early 1929, moved to England with his family in 1937 and received a Grammar School education at Milland House in W. Sussex. Matriculating in 1946, he entered the Royal Air Force and served for 2 1/2 years. Dismissing both a History scholarship at Durham University and being articled at his grandfathers legal chambers in London he ventured into the unknown, accepting a four year contract with the Anglo-Sumatran Rubber Co., as a Junior Assistant Manager on a rubber estate in Indonesia.
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