Crafting Stories Set in Southeast Asia for the World
By Marc de Faoite
November 2021PENANG MONTHLY BOOK REVIEW
WRITER WAN PHING Lim (her preferred name order) was born in Butterworth and lives in KL. Many of the 14 stories in her recently published debut short story collection Two Figures in a Car and Other Stories strongly reflect her Penang roots.“When one writes about Penang, places like Batu Ferringhi, George Town and Penang Hill usually feature,” says Lim. “But because I was born in Raja Uda and grew up in Sungai Ara, I set a lot of my stories...
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