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The Singapore Grip
  • ISBN: 9781474613941
  • Pages: 704
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Binding: Paperback

The Singapore Grip

J. G. Farrell

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J. G. Farrell’s The Singapore Grip is a love story and a war story, a tragicomic tale of a city under siege and a dying way of life, The Singapore Grip completes the ‘Empire Trilogy’ that began with Troubles and The Siege of Krishnapur.

‘A fine piece of work, informative, funny tragic. One of those novels that present a whole world for the reader to inhabit.’ Margaret Drabble

‘No writer has swallowed all of Singapore with the verve and wit of the late J.G. Farrell.’ Time

‘His brilliant of style places him beside such masters of the modern novel as Patrick White and Saul Bellow.’ Olivia Manning

Reviewed by Patrick Welland in Slightly Foxed Issue 51.

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With two prize-winning novels – Troubles and The Siege of Krishnapur (see SF nos. 49 and 50) – behind him, J. G. Farrell felt sufficiently confident to paint his next exploration of the decline...

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