The Tower

Isa Kamari Alfian Sa'at

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The Tower

The Tower The Tower tells the story of Ilham an architect who is visiting the tower which he helped to design and build As he climbs the tower with his clerk of works Ilham reflects upon his life revealing a

  • Title: The Tower
  • Author: Isa Kamari Alfian Sa'at
  • ISBN: 9789810767822
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Tower tells the story of Ilham, an architect who is visiting the tower which he helped to design and build As he climbs the tower with his clerk of works, Ilham reflects upon his life, revealing a deep sense of alienation and loss What will he find when he eventually reaches the top From Cultural Medallion winner Isa Kamari comes a masterful allegorical tale of succThe Tower tells the story of Ilham, an architect who is visiting the tower which he helped to design and build As he climbs the tower with his clerk of works, Ilham reflects upon his life, revealing a deep sense of alienation and loss What will he find when he eventually reaches the top From Cultural Medallion winner Isa Kamari comes a masterful allegorical tale of success and failure, which is translated for the first time into English by Alfian Sa at, his debut work of translation.

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    1. mm on said:

      My third Isa Kamari book -- again with a male protagonist, after 'Rawa' and 'The Widower'. Although 'Rawa' was not translated well (the other two are by the brilliant Alfian Sa'at), the telling of that tale resonated more with me than the two which are better translated.Like 'The Widower', 'The Tower' is a stream of consciousness of an architect on the eve of the unveiling of his greatest accomplishment. Or, is it? Allegorical tales intersperse the memory of the man and again, one asks what is r [...]

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