Singapore Malay writers imagine fantasy and future worlds

Singa-Pura-Pura is an anthology that collects speculative fiction by home-grown Malay writers, edited by Nazry Bahrawi.
Singa-Pura-Pura is an anthology that collects speculative fiction by home-grown Malay writers, edited by Nazry Bahrawi.PHOTOS: ETHOS BOOKS, SPELA MOCNIK

SINGAPORE - In a futuristic underground cemetery, machines dispense electronic prayers for the departed. A man's shadow splits into two. A serial killer stalks Singapore, posing victims in tableaux inspired by South-east Asian art.

These are the worlds of Singa-Pura-Pura, a groundbreaking anthology that collects speculative fiction by home-grown Malay writers.

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