Robert Carmichael’s first novel, When Clouds Fell from the Sky is the tale of a Cambodian family putting the ghost of their father to rest.
Soth Polin: what happens when muses are shattered and the musicality of Khmer literature is transposed to a new world order?
Oh my dear, how still you lie, spread-eagled in the white snow that’s stained with the scarlet pools of your blood …
It was a mystery to her how or why she was separated from her mother and put in an orphanage and leper colony run by French nuns in Tonkin.
Gregor Muller employs a French adventurer to portray early colonists and French administrators confronting the realities of Cambodia.
Among the historical thicket of Brit-led charity jamborees, one charity event is now largely lost in the mists of time: 1979’s Concerts for Kampuchea.
Material deemed unfit for the news pages of the early Phnom Penh Post found a home in ‘The Gecko’ – renowned for veiled references, unnamed sources, crafty writing and wicked humour.