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Potong: To Care/Cut

Author :  Johnny Jon Jon

Product Details

  • Country Singapore
  • Publisher Ethos Books, Singapore
  • ISBN9789811830693
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2022
  • Bib. Info188p.
  • Product Weight200 gms.
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Product Description

In Johnny Jon Jon’s plays, seemingly ordinary events are turned into hauntingly profound exchanges when the individual’s sense of self comes under scrutiny. In Hawa, a new Muslim convert finds herself tasked with overseeing the funeral arrangements of her partner. In Potong, a son is sent away by a mother to return to Singapore to undergo the coming-of-age rites of passage that await him: circumcision and conscription. Deftly alternating between beats of humour and tension, Jon Jon reveals how these characters contend with the paradigms, manifest or otherwise, that shape their existence.

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