Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
A STRANGE LAND SLEEPS LIKE A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN - SO STILL...SO MYSTERIOUS...SO UNTOUCHED- UNTIL THE FIRST LIGHT OF DAWN AWAKENS THE PASSIONS OF MEN AND THE FURIES OF WAR!
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The author, Michael Keon, during his stay in Malaya, met with three communist MPLA members. One he referred to as Ng, a pseudonym. This person bears a strong resemblance to Ng, the character in the novel and the movie. See more
Dhana is set up by the Communists who have placed hand grenades in a hollowed out durian fruit. They then place the durian in her bicycle basket and wait for her to pass through a police road inspection. Once cut, durians emit a very foul odor similar to the smell of feces. It is very unlikely Dhana would not have noticed this. See more
Even magic cannot protect you against stupidity.
The Seventh Dawn
Music by Riz Ortolani
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster See more