Swallowing Clouds by Lillian Ng

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Seductive and poignant, rich with Oriental tales and superstitions, Swallwing Clouds explores the limits of love and history. An erotic novel inspired by the incidence of Tienanmen massacre of 1992.
In a vivid past life in ancient China, Syn was drowned in a pig's basket for commiting adultery. Now in a reincarnated life, a soothsayer warns her that she will never find happiness in love. When Syn journeys from Old Shanghai to the streets of modern Sydney, she becomes entangled in a steamy and dangerous affair with Zhu, history threatens to repeat itself. Troubled by her past
a woman in the grip of passion, Syn is also full of hope for the future.
Author's Bio: Lillian Ng is the author of thre novels: SILVER SISTER published in 1993 by Mandarin Press (now Randaom House) was the first runner-up of the Angus Robertson Bookworld Prize, and won an award for Human Rights. It has been translated to Chinese and Spanish. SWALLOWING CLOUDS published by Penguin Australia in 1997, and Ecco Press in USA (now Harper Collins) in August 2011 she published an ebook: THE CHINESE KUNG FU BUSHRANGER on Kindle Amazon.
, A biography of a prominent philanthropist in Singapore: THE LIFE OF CHEONG WING was published by RankBooks, Singapore in 2005








 

About Lillian Ng

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Ng was know as Ng Cheng Chye at birth. She was born in Singapore and studied and worked in London.
 
Published August 22, 2011 by ChengChye. 320 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The contrast between the vicissitudes of one life and the relentless sweep of history is more effectively evoked through Syn's own story: her abandonment to erotic love, and her hopes for a safe future, seen against the dramatic backdrop of China's political upheaval.

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