Pascal Khoo Thwe was born in 1967 in a remote part of Burma's Shan States. In 1989 he left for England and studied English at Cambridge University. He now lives in London. This is his first book.
"[A] writer of uncommon elegance and sensitivity."--New York
Times Book Review
"The best memoir you will read this year."--San Francisco Chronicle
"A heartbreaking tale, told with lyricism, affection and insight."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)