Tag: Eka Kurniawan

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  • Oedipus or the Tiger

    Oedipus or the Tiger

    The harimau or weretiger is an integral part of S E Asian folklore. Weretigers can be guardian spirits or demons — they reportedly inhabit villages where they live as ordinary people by day and become tigers by night. Kurniawan&’s novel,  Man Tiger, is about a weretiger — or at any rate it opens with a …

    September 17, 2016