Suzy Wong and the Spirits
Virginie Broquet is a French artist who writes and draws comic books and travel sketchbooks. She also works for the press, as well as for the advertising and fashion industries. She has been awarded a prize at the prestigious Angoulême festival, the second-largest comics festival in the world.
Steve Rosse (English text) has been a journalist and editor in Asia and the United States.
The graphic novel will appeal to women/art/erotica lovers...For more information, excerpts and orders please go here.
Steve Rosse is also the author of Trois Autres Thailande, a collection of short stories, part of the Southeast Asia series that includes Trois Autres Malaisie, the French translation of Loversand Strangers Revisited.
And now the Suzie Wong legend continues through Suzy Wong and the Spirits.
For more information, excerpts and orders please go here.
*Update, the 20th anniversary of Lovers and Strangers Revisited, my collection of short stories set in Malaysia
**Update: Book orders for Trois autres Malaisie. E-book orders. Or recommend it to your friends, especially those who would like to know more about Malaysia or have an interest in Southeast Asia.
Here's a link to the intro and excerpts, and to four reviews of Trois Autres Malaisie in eurasie.net, Malaisie.org, easyvoyage.com, and Petit Futé mag.
***Here’s an update to the French blog about Trois autres Malaisie and my meeting the French translator Jerome Bouchaud in Kuching, and my involvement in a French documentary for Arte (June 2017) on The Sensual Malaysia of Somerset Maugham.
Here the link for Trois autres Malaisie.
Here are links to four of my author to author interviews of first novelists:
Ivy Ngeow author of Cry of the Flying Rhino, winner of the 2016 Proverse Prize.
Golda Mowe author of Iban Dream and Iban Journey.
Preeta Samarasan author of Evening is the Whole Day.
Chuah Guat Eng, author of Echoes of Silence and Days of Change.
Five part Maugham and Me series
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