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Book Launch | Dragon: Penang Chronicles, Vol I



 
10 Oct 2021 18:30 - 19:30
FREE
Streamed live on UWRF's Facebook & Instagram..

In Dragon: Penang Chronicles, Vol I, follow the story of Francis Light, a devious manipulator of the status quo. The author, Rose Gan, shares the journey of writing this adventure and having real historical figures from the courts of Siam and Kedah and from the East India Company as characters, including Sultan Muhammed Jiwa, King Tak Sin, and Warren Hastings. 

(This program is presented in English)

Dalam Dragon: Penang Chronicles, Vol 1, mengikuti kisah Francis Light, seorang manipulator licik dari status quo. Penulisnya, Rose Gan, membagikan perjalanan dari menulis petualangan ini dengan tokoh-tokoh sejarah yang nyata dari pengadilan Siam dan Kedah, serta East India Company sebagai karakter-karakternya, termasuk Sultan Muhammad Jiwa, Raja Tak Sin, dan Warren Hastings.

(Program ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Featuring

Rose Gan

Rose Gan has been living and working between the UK and South East Asia since she first arrived in Kuala Lumpur in 1978. Formerly a teacher of History and Latin, …



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