Ode to Malaysia


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Author: Farida Jamal

Publishing books has become easier than it was in the past. However, it is more difficult to make people read them, in particular books of poetry. Some of us remain undeterred by that.

Some poems included here were published in Viewpoint (Lahore); MMA Newsletter; Daily Star and New Straits Times. Perhaps someone somewhere will enjoy reading a poem in this small collection. Farida Jamal, Kuala Lumpur, January 2020

Farida Jamal is an emeritus professor of microbiology at Universiti Putra Malaysia. Born in Lucknow in pre-partition India, she spent her early years in East Pakistan now Bangladesh. She read medicine at the University of Dacca and came to Malaysia upon graduation in 1970. Since then she has lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur.

Format: Small PB
Year published: 2020
Pages: 70
Sub-genre: poems
Imprint: Argent
Product weight: 145g

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