Author: Chuah Guat Eng
Dream Stuff is a collection of 12 stories written between 1992 and 2014. A few have appeared in various local publications and anthologies most are being published for the first time. The stories are diverse. They range from the short short to the nearly-novella, and they take you from pre-Independence Malaya to a new galactic universe 200 megacentiniums in the future (or is it the past?).
In these stories you hear the voices of a variety of narrators and characters, among them an eight year old child confused by the way adults use or fail to use language a reclusive old woman hiding a dark secret an ageless, deathless Aranean harpist, the last and the best on the planet Tarron. They invite you to enter their worlds and share their dreams daydreams, night dreams, haunting dreams, dreams verging on nightmares, nightmares that become their lives, and lives that become nightmares. Dreamstuff.
Format: Medium PB
Year published: 2014
Product weight: 220g