Synopsis

The novel is currently shortlisted for the Liberaturpreis in Germany and was also on the shortlist for the Khatulistiwa Award in Indonesia. Last year, it was #1 on Germany's prestigious Weltempfaenger (Receivers of the World) list of the best ...

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This heart wrenching novel is much more than a long overdue look at Indonesia’s genocidal past. It is a poetic reflection on the traumas that divide a society and the emotional as well as political complexities in addressing and thus healing them.

- Ilija Trojanow

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LATEST NEWS

NEW PUBLICATION

You can now PREORDER the US version of Laksmi Pamuntjak's national bestselling and acclaimed first novel, "The Question of Red," (official American release: 12 JULY), through Amazon.com at 

http://www.amazon.com/Question-Red-Laksmi-Pamuntjak/dp/1503936430

The novel is currently shortlisted for the Liberaturpreis in Germany and was also on the shortlist for the Khatulistiwa Award in Indonesia. Last year, it was #1 on Germany's prestigious Weltempfaenger (Receivers of the World) list of the best works of fiction translated into German. It also appeared in De Bild's and ORF Kultur's Top 10 Novels lists, as well as the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung's list of Best Books of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015.

NEW EDITIONS

• The US version of "The Question of Red" (American Release Date: 12 July 2016) You can PREORDER now through Amazon.com

• "Amba/The Question of Red," available in German under the title "Alle Farben Rot" (Berlin: Ullstein Verlag, 2015)

• "Amba/The Question of Red," available in Dutch under the title "Amba of De Kleur van Rood" (Amsterdam: Xander Uitgevers, 2015)

• Laksmi's second novel, "Aruna dan Lidahnya" (soon to be published, in early 2017, in the US under the title "Aruna and Her Palate"), is available in every Gramedia outlets and major bookstores in Indonesia (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2014)

• The new Indonesian (revised) version of Laksmi's first national bestselling novel, "Amba," is available in every Gramedia outlet and major bookstore in Indonesia (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2014)

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