- Schrijfster: Duanwad Pimwana (Thailand)
- Soort boek: verhalen
- Engelse vertaling: Mui Poopoksakul
- Uitgever: Tilted Axis Press
- Verschijnt: 21 mei 2020
- Omvang: 216 pagina’s
- Uitgave: Paperback / Ebook
Flaptekst van dit boek met verhalen uit Thailand
In thirteen stories that investigate ordinary and working-class Thailand, characters aspire for more but remain suspended in routine. They bide their time, waiting for an extraordinary event to end their stasis. A politician’s wife imagines her life had her husband’s accident been fatal, a man on death row requests that a friend clear up a misunderstanding with a sex worker, and an elevator attendant feels himself wasting away while trapped, immobile, at his station all day.
With curious wit, this collection offers revelatory insight and subtle critique, exploring class, gender, and disenchantment in a changing country.