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Impractical Uses of Cake

Yeoh Jo-Ann

Publisher: Epigram Books

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Winner of the 2018 Epigram Books Fiction Prize 
Sukhin is a thirty-five-year-old teacher who lives alone. His life consists of reading, working and visiting his parents' to rearrange his piles of "collectibles". He has only one friend, another teacher who has managed to force Sukhin into a friendship by sheer doggedness. 
While on an errand one afternoon in Chinatown, he encounters a homeless person who recognises him. This chance reunion turns Sukhin's well-planned life upside down, and the pair learns about love and sacrifice over their shared fondness for cake.

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