44 Ratings
4.45
Language
English
Category
Fiction
Length
11H 48Min

How we Disappeared

Author: Jing-jing Lee Narrator: Angela Lin, Ryun Yu Audiobook

Weaving together two timelines and two very big secrets, this stunning debut opens a window on a little-known period of history, revealing the strength and bravery shown by numerous women in the face of terrible cruelty.
Singapore, 1942. As Japanese troops sweep down Malaysia and into Singapore, a village is ransacked, leaving only two survivors and one tiny child. In a neighbouring village, seventeen-year-old Wang Di is bundled into the back of a troop carrier and shipped off to a Japanese military brothel where she is forced into sexual slavery. After sixty years of silence, what she saw and experienced there still haunts her present. in the year 2000, twelve-year-old Kevin is determined to find out the truth – wherever it might lead – after his grandmother makes a surprising confession on her deathbed, one she never meant Kevin to hear, setting in motion a chain of events he could never have foreseen.
A profoundly moving novel, based partly on the author's great-grandfather's experiences.

© 2019 W. F. Howes Ltd (Audiobook) ISBN: 9781528865234

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