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We, the Survivors

If there’s a book that’s a masterpiece of the wages of the worship of Moloch, it’s We, the Survivors.

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Review of ‘We, the Survivors’

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,” according to Thoreau. That’s if they’re lucky. What if, like the narrator of Tash Aw’s latest novel, the desperation is noisy and violent? When We, the Survivors opens, such desperation has caused Ah Hock to take another man’s life.

Ah Hock is a Chinese citizen of…

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