The Murder Case of Tok Iman Storpa Karde
By Siriworn Kaewkan
Translated by Marcel Barang
Who killed the old Imam and why?
The novel every Thai, Everyone concerned with the situation in Thailand's Deep South should read.
If only to ponder on the country's drift into collective madness.
-- Marcel Barang
What I mean to say is that I don't side with anyone whatsoever. whether led by American or Islamic civilization.
Because in my view both civilizations are utopias, but they are utopias resting on different concepts, utopias that inhabit different worlds.
Therefore, when these two utopian worlds derived from different concepts come into contact, our planet turns instantly into a giant brazier.
Shortlist South East Asian Write Award 2006
Size 110 x 185 mm