Honest Memoirs From An Extraordinary Lady

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

April 2012 BOOK REVIEW
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Kaleidoscope: The Memoirs of P.G. Lim By P.G. LimPublished by Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, Petaling Jaya (2012)This much-awaited volume lives up to all reasonable expectations and should be read by anyone – historian, lawyer or layman – interested in Penang, in late colonialism and in the early history of Malaysia. The wealth of details and in language makes P.G. Lim’s narrative a poignant tale to enjoy and gives occasion for us to ponder the past. I heartily recommend...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: wikibeng.com.