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Retrieved 2 April The prevalence of vices. The author joined our lirtle discussion – what a treat! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Written with wit and deliberate ironyLittle Ironies may best be described as a collection of vignettes concerning modern Singapore life, mostly involving the Singaporean Chinese community. Anna rated it liked it Nov 18, These stories reveal generational differences, and reflect the conundrum between tradition and modernity, constancy and change.

Email required Address never made public. I loved Little Ironies! Even though this story is one of the shortest, it is easily my favourite narrative from the entire collection. This article about a collection of short stories is a stub. The themes are just as relevant today, as they were when published nearly 40 years ago.


This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Niki Wang rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Each time when journalists ask me who is my idol in literary world, Catherine Lim name will always be mentioned. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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To ask other readers questions about Little Ironiesplease sign up. Showing of 1 reviews. Catherine Lim mocks many of her characters who choose to stake their fortunes and future on gambling; and their obsessions often leave them with little to rejoice about.

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