This Earth of Mankind
Minke is a young Javanese student of great intelligence and ambition. Living equally among the colonists and colonized of 19th-century Java, he battles against the confines of colonial strictures. It is his love for Annelies that enables him to find the strength to embrace his world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - theonearmedcrab - LibraryThing
“This Earth of this Mankind” (1975) is the first of the Buru Quartet of historical novels written by Indonesian author Pramoedya Ananta Toer. The other three are “Child of all Nations”, “Footsteps ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - islandgirl1990 - LibraryThing
This is quite possibly the best novel I have ever read. As a person of mixed Indonesian-Australian heritage, it was a particularly potent, and personally relevant read. This book has taught me so much ... Read full review