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  • Dina Indrasafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, July 26 2009 | 11:56 am

PREMIUM What inspires one to write, especially if the end product is a masterpiece that is to be talked about for decades to come? "It was a woman," Budi Darma, author of award-winning novel, Olenka, said. "I opened the door to my room in Bloomington, and there she was." And so, the mere sight of that woman, coupled with the abundance of idle time during his student days in the United States, pr...