It took a great love to defy society's disapproval. It took a great war to change society's rules.
"They were golden days, when Singapore was as rich as its climate was steamy ... and I fell in love with the Chinese beauty of Julie Soong, and, against all the unwritten canons of Singapore life, we became secret lovers."
A panoramic story teeming with the sultry exotica of Singapore, the opulence of great colonial homes, and the terrors of commando fighting in Japanese-held jungles -- TANAMERA spans four tumultuous generations of lovers and sinners, spies and heroes, the blessed and the damned. A towering novel of love and war.