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E.S. Ito: In fiction, reality works better

  • Adisti Sukma Sawitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, March 18 2012 | 10:28 am
E.S. Ito: In fiction, reality works better

PREMIUM E.S. Ito: Photo Courtesy of E.S. Ito Writer Eddri Sumitra, or better known as E.S. Ito, has a certain longing for the past.

The 31-year-old man dropped out of his accounting studies at the University of Indonesia to twist historical facts and turn them into Indiana Jones-like adventure novels, complete with action, suspense and his own philosophy.

In his first novel Negara Kelima (...