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Hamsad Rangkuti: Long journey of a short-story master

  • Ary Hermawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, September 27 2008 | 12:01 pm
Hamsad Rangkuti: Long journey of a short-story master

PREMIUM HAMSAD RANGKUTI: JP/Ary Hermawan There was no library in Kisaran, North Sumatra, where Hamsad Rangkuti, the recipient of the Southeast Asian Writers Award 2008, lived as a child. As he could not afford to buy newspapers, and so visited the local administration's office to read the Sunday editions of local newspapers that were put on the wall. There he read the works of journa...

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