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Between Lives Maniam does not know how to characterise young women what he meant to be flippant becamehistrionic bimbotism and his dialogue in this particular area suffers as a result Although distracting, fortunately the rest of the novel is a lotconvincing.He does magic realism very well here, intertwining the narrative of Sellamma old garden land and Sumitra modern capitalism wonderfully Some may find fault with the overt moralising, but the message itself is true and relevant and needs t Maniam does not know how to characterise young women what he meant to be flippant becamehistrionic bimbotism and his dialogue in this particular area suffers as a result Although distracting, fortunately the rest of the novel is a lotconvincing.He does magic realism very well here, intertwining the narrative of Sellamma old garden land and Sumitra modern capitalism wonderfully Some may find fault with the overt moralising, but the message itself is true and relevant and needs to be adopted by every Malaysian Right in the middle of a buzzing Malaysian city is a magnificent forest, now a piece of prime real estate and the perfect setting for a swanky theme park The trouble, however, is Sellamma, the old woman who owns the forest land, and refuses to budge Sumitra, who works for the Social Reconstruction Department, is given the challenging task of convincing the old lady to move into a welfare home A great believer in her people skills and a focused professional, Sumitra is used to tackling all kind of cases But, somehow, Sellamma eludes her manoeuvres Instead, Sumitra finds herself falling under the spell of the lazy afternoons she spends with the old woman and her dog, listening to stories by the gushing river Bewitched by the hidden sounds of the forest that punctuate the ageless woman s narrative, she begins to reflect on her life and choices On her death, Sellamma leaves Sumitra with yet another choice by bequeathing the land to her Set in a mesmerizing landscape, and illuminating the eternal struggle between the old and the new, Between Lives reveals to us a journey of self reflection and the hope of recovering what is lost forever to humanity

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