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Country Madness free pdf Country Madness is a delightfully quirky memoir of a Singaporean psychiatrist in rural England that spans five seasons (the fifth season being a Chinese state of mind that might equate to an English 'Indian Summer'). In humorous and insightful prose, Ong Yong Lock describes living in two cultures and belonging to both. He shares his thoughts about his adopted home, his Chinese cultural roots and his attraction to the mysterious Carolyn as well as to pheasants (which he considers a prototype of the Chinese phoenix). The authors musings are further illustrated by a series of paintings he commissioned from a Chinese husband and wife artist couple living in England. These young artists have since become leading lights in the contemporary Chinese art scene and their paintings may be found at the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Ashmolean Museum. This very idiosyncratic English country diary is written by a Singaporean psychiatrist with an acute eye for cultural differences as well as the wonderful frailties of the human psyche.

About Yong Lock Ong

Ong Yong Lock was born in Singapore in 1947. A Year of the Golden Pig. On completing his medical studies and house jobs at the University of Singapore, he left for postgraduate psychiatric training in the United Kingdom. This marks the start of living in two countries with a foot firmly rooted in both camps. In 2007 he was awarded a silver medal for his contribution to medical services in the UK's National Health Service.

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Author : Yong Lock Ong
Publisher : monsoon
Data Published : 01 June 2010
ISBN : 9810854323
EAN : 9789810854324
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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