The Accidental Malay


Author: Karina Robles Bahrin
ISBN: 9789814984676
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Epigram

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Winner of the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2022

Jasmine Leong wants to be the next CEO of Phoenix, her family’s billion-ringgit company known especially for its bak kwa. But when Jasmine discovers she is actually a Malay Muslim, her newfound identity threatens to upend her life and ambitions. Set in Kuala Lumpur and other areas of Malaysia, The Accidental Malay examines the human cost of a country’s racial policies, and paints a portrait of a woman unwilling to accept the fate history has designated for her.

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Weight50 kg