Words of love and perspectives of marriage
Editeur: Marshall Cavendish Children
In the last volume of our Letter series, we invited 18 contributors to write to their partners.
These heartfelt words are at once a celebration of romance and that first flush of love. Perhaps what needs to be said, things to be thankful for, but they've never had the chance to do so.
Perhaps hurts they had inflicted over time on their partners, but never made amends for; such matters left unresolved eventually become a thorn in the relationship.
These private words, publicly uttered, reflect on how marriage is not always the happily-ever-after movies portray it, but a coming-to-terms with differences and distances, trauma and pain.
Jon Gresham, Donna Tang, Hamish Brown, Ning Cai, Marc Nair, Baskaran Narayanan, Nuraliah Norasid, Anisa Hassan, Tara Dhar Hasnain, Laila Jaey, Shirlene Noordin, Md Sharif Uddin, Hernie Mamat, Fann Sim, Shirley Kwan, Amy Chia, Paul Rozario-Falcone, Adib Jalal
Felix Cheong is the author of 21 books across genres, from poetry to fiction, from children's picture books to non-fiction. His works have been widely anthologised and nominated for the prestigious Frank O'Connor Award and the Singapore Literature Prize. Conferred the Young Artist Award in 2000 by the National Arts Council, he holds a master's in creative writing and is currently an adjunct lecturer with the National University of Singapore, Murdoch University, University of Newcastle, and Curtin University.
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