Catherine Lim

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Catherine Lim


Born
in Penang, Malaysia
March 21, 1942

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林宝音 in Chinese

Catherine Lim Poh Imm (Chinese: 林宝音; pinyin: Lín Bǎoyīn, born 21 March 1942) is a Singaporean fiction author known for writing about Singapore society and of themes of traditional Chinese culture. Hailed as the "doyenne of Singapore writers", Lim has published nine collections of short stories, five novels, two poetry collections, and numerous political commentaries to date.

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Following the Wrong God Home

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The Song of Silver Frond

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A Leap Of Love: A Novella

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Miss Seetoh in the World

3.24 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Catherine Lim Collection

3.59 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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They Do Return    But Gentl...

3.36 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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