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Yes, some points are being made, but maybe the stories are a bit shallow. Follow guanyinmiao’s musings on WordPress. Books by Catherine Lim.

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It sends a simple message of how teachers can — and should — assume the roles of educators and mentors for their students and kids. I can’t wait to read the rest of her work! Learn more about Amazon Prime. It is Lim’s first published book of fiction. Anastasia rated it it was ok Nov 05, Joanna Ng rated it really liked it Feb 05, Singapore life and lifestyles have been captured and portrayed to the full by this wonderful lady.


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Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore by Catherine Lim

This article about a collection of short stories ironiws a stub. Jonathan rated it liked it May 15, Trivia About Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore is a collection of seventeen short stories by Singapore author Catherine Lim.

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Little Ironies: Stories of Singapore

About guanyinmiao A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Gaya rated it really liked it Jan 24, Teachers and parents should not just focus on results and academic performance per seirobies concern themselves more sincerely with the emotional development and growth of their students or children.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? You are commenting using your WordPress. Learn how your comment data is processed. Llittle anyone curious on how the people of Singapore and Malaysia think and live, this book is a must!


Like the tittle, this short story collection is indeed about little ironic things concerning Singapore and its people. Get to Know Us. This article needs additional citations for verification. Lim has taken experiences and observations from her years in Singapore and has masterfully constructed them into windows into the complexities of humanity.

Hailed as the “doyenne of Singapore writers”, Lim has published nine collections of short stories, five novels, two poetry collections, and numerous political commentaries to date. It is sometimes worthwhile to preserve our culture and our past, as antiquated they may seem. Such a shy, timid girl.

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This section does not cite any sources. Email required Address never made public. Is there something wrong with the education system? As Singapore modernises and industrialises, it seems cathherine that certain elements of the past would have to give way; as the older individuals are seen as bastions of our history, memories and heritage.

Writing In Asia 1 – 10 of books. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: English Choose a language for shopping. Sep 12, Yifarn Loo rated it it was amazing. Now this is how you tell stories.