Atheis

Achdiat K. Mihardja

translated from the Indonesian by R.J. Maguire
University of Queensland Press 1972 [1949]
A book review by Danny Yee © 1992 http://dannyreviews.com/
Set in Indonesia before and during the Japanese occupation, Atheis tells the story of Hasan, a pious Muslim who loses his faith after falling in love and becoming involved with a group of radicals. It is both a love story and a vivid account of the period. Definitely worth reading.

March 1992

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%T Atheis
%A Mihardja, Achdiat K.
%M Indonesian
%F Maguire, R.J.
%I University of Queensland Press
%D 1972 [1949]
%O paperback
%G ISBN 0702207659
%P xi,180pp