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Review of ‘Ponti’

Singaporean author Sharlene Teo’s debut novel spans from 1968 to 2020, from rural Malaysia to vibrant, modern-day Singapore. Teo’s descriptions of life on the equator come alive; you may feel sweat slicking your back or the sting of a mosquito bite.

With razor-sharp wit and painstaking attention to detail, Teo jumps through time, telling the…

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