Fading by Melody Chee


byMelody Chee

Kobo ebook | November 10, 2013

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A kettle of unboiled water. An empty playground. A box of cold cooked vegetables and rice. A walking frame. A closed bedroom door.

5 things, 5 stories of different elderly persons that are left behind in fast-paced and economically-driven Singapore. Read about the lives of Yoke Leng, Chok Kah Wah, Ah Mooi, Lai Eng and Lee Hwa Long as they struggle individually.

*Inspired from "Fading" are short stories about the individual lives of the 5 elderly persons featured in "Fading". The first short story is "Behind The Locked Gate"."Behind The Locked Gate" focus on the lives of Yoke Leng and her family members. It explores the role of daughters in a traditional Chinese family, poverty arising from old-age, and family relationships in present-day Singapore. 

It can be read as a standalone story or together with "Fading". The ebook and .pdf versions can be downloaded from "Fading" official website (melodychee.weebly.com) and Kobo for free.

Title:FadingFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 10, 2013Publisher:KoboLanguage:English

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