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Singapore swing

Author: John Malathronas
Publisher: Chichester : Summersdale, ©2007.
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For generations of Britons, Singapore was the international crossroads of the Empire, the ultimate colonial posting, the stimulus for writers such as Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham or Noel Coward. Can today's hightech 24-hour city with its gleaming skyscrapers and high standard of living provide a similar kind of inspiration to a visitor?John Malathronas penetrates the Oriental psyche and discovers the hustle among  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Malathronas, John.
Singapore swing.
Chichester : Summersdale, ©2007
(OCoLC)132310364
Named Person: John Malathronas; John Malathronas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Malathronas
ISBN: 9781435617537 1435617533 9781848395435 1848395434 9780857654243 0857654241
OCLC Number: 190822597
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Front Cover; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; PART ONE: IN SINGAPORE WITH A SLING; CHAPTER ONE: THE BUDDHA'S MESSAGE IS ETERNAL; CHAPTER TWO: THE IMMORTAL; CHAPTER THREE: ON INNS AND VALUABLES; CHAPTER FOUR: THE FAVOURITE; CHAPTER FIVE: THE DUTIFUL SON; CHAPTER SIX: WHAT THE EYES DON'T SEE; PART TWO: ... AND WITHOUT; CHAPTER SEVEN: GHOST FOR SALE; CHAPTER EIGHT: ON MERITOCRACY; CHAPTER NINE: THE RABBIT'S SACRIFICE; CHAPTER TEN: THE WISE OLD MAN; CHAPTER ELEVEN: THE MISSING PIECE; CHAPTER TWELVE: DREAMLAND; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: THE QUESTION; NOTES; THE MYTHS; CURRENCY; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; GUIDES.
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John Malathronas penetrates the Oriental psyche in Singapore and discovers the joie de vivre in what has been dismissed as `a shopping mall with UN representation'. During his quest, he realises that  Read more...

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