Synopsis

Alle Farben Rot, the German translation of Laksmi Pamuntjak's best-selling novel Amba/The Question of Red (transl. by Dr Martina Heinschke), which is on the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung's list of 8 Most Important Novels of the Frank...

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"A huge bestseller on its publication in Indonesia, The Question of Red signalled Laksmi Pamuntjak's bravery and scope as a writer, and may yet prove to be a landmark work of South East Asian writing."

- Tash Aw, author of Harmony Silk Factory, Map of the Invisible World & Five Star Billionaire, on Amba/The Question of Red.

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LATEST NEWS

NEW PUBLICATION

LAKSMI'S 2nd NOVEL!

Aruna dan Lidahnya: Sebuah Novel
(Aruna dan Her Palate: A Novel)

Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama
No of Pages: 426 Publication
Publication Date: 13 November 2014
In bookstores nationwide: 24 November 2014

SYNOPSIS
Aruna is in her mid-30s and happily and proudly single. She is an epidemiologist but her real passion is eating. She thinks and obsesses about food 24/7. When she is dispatched to investigate curious cases of Avian Flu in eight cities in the Indonesian archipelago, she brings along her two best friends, the quirky, internationally-trained chef Bono and the impossibly chic food and travel writer Nadezhda to eat along with her. Insights on food, local history, religion and Indonesian politics merge as they find out more than what they bargained for in cities as diverse as Surabaya (East Java), Bangkalan and Pamekasan (Madura), Palembang (South Sumatra), Medan (North Sumatra), Banda Aceh (Aceh), Pontianak, Singkawang (West Kalimantan) and Mataram (Island of Lombok)

NEW EDITIONS

AMBA: A Novel (New and Revised Edition, 2014)

AMBA is now in its 5th edition! 
Please click here for AMBA and 
here for The Question of Red

The German edition of "Amba/The Question  of Red" was published in Germany in September 2015 under the title "Alle Farben Rot" (Ullstein Verlag). The Dutch edition, "Amba of De Kleur van Rood," (Xander Uitgevers), was published in October 2015. 

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