The King’s Last Song, a Novel of Twelfth-century Cambodia

Who doesn’t know Geoff Ryman? He is one of the best Canadian author that specialized in science fiction and also fantasy. He has made so many books or novels, such as Was, The Child Gardens and especially The King’s Last Song. This book is very popular and was firstly published in 2006 by Harper Collins. Then, it was also published in the United States by Small Beer Press in 2008.

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The King’s Last Song, a Novel of Twelfth-century Cambodia
This book sets in Cambodia, which told you the story about map, a policeman and former Khmer Rouge and also young motoboy that well-known as William. They trying to look for the gold leaf of the 12th Century king Jayavarman VII. The gold leaf has stolen by a former lieutenant. Even the memoir is fictional, but the other is not. The account of his life and told in a parallel thread. This novel makes an explicit the contrast between the ancient of Cambodia’s wealth and the poverty.

The King’s Last Song brings two parallel of history together, which he makes a valid point that Jayavarman perceived as the great civiliser and Pol Pot as the best destroyer. In other side, the ancient king’s temple building schemes were as much an effort to rewrite the Cambodian history as well.

That’s all the information about The King’s Last Song, a Novel of Twelfth-century Cambodia. This story is very interesting for and of course will make you amazed. The writer trying to tell the story in between a novel of twelfth century Cambodia with everything about it. You can read it on your spare time to make it as the entertainment after a long week of working. So, Happy reading!

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