➟ [Epub] ❤ Written in Black By K.H. Lim ➩ – Agedanna.info

Written in Black A Darkly Humorous Coming Of Age Novel Set In Brunei On The Island Of Borneo, Written In Black Offers A Snapshot Of A Few Days In The Life Of Ten Year Old Jonathan Lee, Attending The Funeral Of His Ah Kong, Or Grandfather, And Still Reeling From The Drama Of His Mother Leaving For Australia And His Brother Getting Kicked Out Of The House And Joining A Rock Band Annoyed At Being The Brunt Of His Father S Pent Up Anger, Jonathan Escapes His Grandfather S Wake In An Empty Coffin And Embarks On A Journey Through The Backwaters Of Brunei To Bring His Disowned Brother Back For The Funeral And To Learn The Truth About His Absent Mother On A Quest That Takes Him Across The Little Known Sultanate, Past Gangs Of Glue Sniffing Poklans Brunei S Teenage Delinquents , Cursed Houses And Weird Shopkeepers, Jonathan Discovers Adventure, Courage, Friendship And, Finally, Himself


About the Author: K.H. Lim

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10 thoughts on “Written in Black

  1. says:

    Wonderful coming of age story of a young boy from Chinese family living in Brunei Fantastic writing, it s a short book but really made me feel like I knew the characters and got a sense for the island and the immigrant experience there This writer is fabulous and I hope he has a great writing career ahead of him


  2. says:

    So I read this part of the blurb, Jonathan escapes his grandfather s wake in an empty coffin and embarks on a journey through the backwaters of Brunei and looked at the cover and took it for granted that this is what I should expect from the book BUT it is not NOT AT ALL The cover is rather metaphorical in nature and the blurb is not quite right I guess he did jump into


  3. says:

    I honestly am having a hard time on rating this one There are some ups and some downs This is just my personal perspective, so, some people might not agree Rating 3 5I bought this book because I was drawn to its nature for having the story set in Brunei, so I was curious as to what the author has written I genuinely enjoyed the comedy, especially ones that involve Malay Brun


  4. says:

    Written in Black, by K H Lim, is set in Brunei and centers around a Bruneian Chinese family The book s protagonist is ten year old Jonathan, who is reading Huckleberry Finn when he receives a phone call from his uncle telling him that his grandfather has died That begins a series of life changing events for young Jonathan, as his family s problems cause him to do things he would ne


  5. says:

    Since there s not too much out there that s set in Brunei, so it s no wonder that my new blogger friend and I chose the same book for this tiny little country that is situated on the island of Borneo, surrounded by the South China Sea on one side and by Malaysia on all other sides Written in Black is about a small boy, Jonathan, who is adrift in the chaos of his family s dysfunction, lef


  6. says:

    Muligvis den eneste engelsksprogede roman p markedet, der foreg r i Brunei og er skrevet af en bruneisk forfatter Lider desv rre under mangler i b de plot, struktur og eksekvering Resultatet er grundl ggende lidt sm kedeligt.L s hele min anmeldelse p K s bognoter


  7. says:

    I enjoyed it as I was able to imagine the whole story clearly having lived in Brunei Very Bruneian.


  8. says:

    I loved this book I found it quite funny and enjoyable.


  9. says:

    By turns gently poignant and darkly humorous it s a rollicking yarn as befits it s 10 year old protagonist I just wish it didn t have quite such a large loose end left at the end B is for Brunei.


  10. says:

    I didn t like the idea of a 10 year old acting like a 16 year old in the book But after reading Harold Bloom s theory on the The Anxiety of Influence, I m starting to appreciate this text gradually I find Jonathan really relatable, the angst and his transition to adulthood The writing style is my favorite part, I love how you could see what s on Jonathan s mind during the adventure However, the storyline is a little


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