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Eating Air

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Meet Boy. He's a teenage motorcycle punk, out to wreak havoc with his gang of friends.

Meet Girl. She's a student in the morning, a copy shop assistant in the afternoon and a newspaper vendor at night.

Theirs is a love story set on the streets of Singapore, a surreal tale of kung fu fantasies, loan sharks, drug deals, sting rays, brotherhood and romance: the frustrated dre
Paperback, First, 120 pages
Published 2008 by firstfruits publications

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As raw as I expected it to be.
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NG YI-SHENG is a poet, playwright, journalist, critic, fiction writer and minor activist. He’s the author of last boy, Eating Air and the bestselling SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century, and has curated the ContraDiction queer literary readings every year since 2006. He was the winner of the Singapore Literature Prize in 2008, and blogs at
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