From Surabaya To Armageddon
Indonesian Short Stories
Edited and translated by Harry Aveling
Heinemann Educational Books (Asia), 1980, paperback
Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, age toned pages (see photographs)
'The short story has been a sophisticated medium through which Indonesia has tried to understand itself and its predicament. The Editior has translated for this anthology fifteen stories which have literary merit and reflect the social and political changes taking place in Indonesian society. Stories are: Surabaya by Idrus; Inem, The Bastard, Letter To A Friend From The Country by Pramoedya Ananta Toer; Snow In Paris, Fontenay Aux Roses, Mother Goes To Heaven by Sitor Situmorang; The Soldier, The Transfer by Nugroho Notosusanto; The Decline And Fall Of Our Local Mosque by A. A. Navis; A Thousand Fireflies In Manhattan, Bawuk, Fall In Connecticut by Umar Kayam; Nostalgia, Armageddon by Danarto. Followed by Notes On The Authors.'