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Quiet Time

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In 2007, as he tumbles rapidly into his late thirties, Kuang Ming is starting to feel his diminishing relevance in Singapore's youth-obsessed gay circles, even as his conservative country faces the possibility of a historic change in the rules of queer existence.

A long-term relationship in jeopardy ... a family in conflict ... and a nation in transition?

Kuang Ming cannot h
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Paperback, 338 pages
Published by Cannon International (first published 1st 2008)
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JonLam
Jan 23, 2016 rated it did not like it
Self Masturbatory is all I can say. While "Peculiar Chris" can be argued to be a key literature in the Singapore Queer canon, this lacks any of the investigative properties that Peculiar Chris holds. The writer is writing externally, his perspective a glossy presumption of the queer issues in Singapore. The complexity of 377A, and Singapore's political and queer context serving to be a form of lubricant for the writer to merely re-hash and whine about age-old, gay cliches in a Singaporean contex ...more
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really close experience of what I am going through in the age phase late 30s nearing 40; where life really find its purpose for me

though it was written much earlier than the year depicted, most of the experience is very surreal for any professional Gen X and Gen Y gay guy in Singapore who are working professionals
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