And the War is Over: Novel

Paperback: $18.00
ISBN-13: 9789798083761
Published: December 2010

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192 pages
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  • About the Book
  • Set in a small Sumatran village during the final days of World War II, And the War is Over is a heart-pounding story where the lives of villagers, Japanese soldiers, Dutch prisoners, and Javanese workers intertwine dramatically, though briefly, in a prisoner camp. When a number of Dutch prisoners conceive an escape plan, tensions arise to a point where human relationships take center stage in this widely acclaimed novel.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Ismail Marahimin, Author

      With a master’s degree from the University of Hawai‘i in Mānoa, Ismail spent most of his career as a lecturer in the English Language and Literature Department at the University of Indonesia. He was a frequent contributor to Kompas daily newspaper and Tempo magazine. He also worked as an editor for Indonesia, Your Destination, and Eksekutif magazines.
    • John H. McGlynn, Translator

      John H. McGlynn has translated several dozen publications under his own name, and through the Lontar Foundation, which he co-founded in 1987, has ushered into print close to two hundred books on Indonesian language, literature, and culture. He is the Indonesian country editor for MĀNOA, a literary journal published by the University of Hawai'i Press the senior editor for I-Lit, an on-line journal focusing on Indonesian literature in translation; a contributing editor to Words Without Borders and Warscapes, U.S. based literary journals; and an editor advisor for Jurnal Sastra, an Indonesian-language on-line journal. He is also a frequent speaker at seminars both in Indonesia and abroad.