Footsteps: A Novel
Translation of a 1985 Indonesian novel set in Java in the early twentieth century. The story describes the fight by one man, the European-educated Minke, and his underground group against colonial power and exploitation. Third of a celebrated quartet of novels which has been banned in Indonesia since 1981.
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FOOTSTEPSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From noted Indonesian dissident Toer (Child of All Nations, 1993, etc.), the third novel in an ambitious but flawed quartet continues the story of Javanese patriot Minke, who now takes up the ... Read full review
FootstepsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In the third volume of the "Buro Tetralogy" (e.g., This Earth of Mankind, LJ 9/1/91), Toer continues the story of Minke, an activist in the struggle for native rights in the Dutch East Indies (now ... Read full review