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The gwailo

Robin Blake

The gwailo

by Robin Blake

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobin Blake.
The Physical Object
Pagination(352)p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949236M
ISBN 100140156879
OCLC/WorldCa60104075

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The term "gweilo" literally means "ghost man" in Cantonese, but has been applied as a racial epithet for Caucasians (as in white ghosts).

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Local people and Nepalese immigrants do not use the gwailo enunciation of KL. Kampung Malays use Kay El, estate Indians use Kay El, Sitiawan Chinese use Kay El. For the sake of authenticity, the author should have considered Kolumpo, Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL depending on the setting.

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