Kopi, Puffs and Dreams

Kopi, Puffs and Dreams

Author: Pallavi Gopinath Aney

ISBN: 9789814901949

Pages: 256

Year of Issue: 2021

Finalist for the 2021 Epigram Books Fiction Prize


At the turn of the twentieth century, two young men from Palakkad, Puthu and Krishnan, meet aboard a ship bound for Malaya, and strike up an instant connection. Over the next two decades, they set up a restaurant in Singapore selling curry puffs and kopi, become successful, get married and start families. However, Krishnan harbours a dark secret that threatens to destroy the dreams he and Puthu have built together, a secret that only carelessness can reveal…


Pallavi Gopinath Aney is a partner at an international law firm in Singapore, and a mentor to young lawyers specifically focusing on diversity initiatives in a changing world. Originally from Kerala and Delhi, she has called Singapore home since 2006. Her writing often tackles the immigrant experience. 'Kopi, Puffs and Dreams' is her first novel.

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  • Brand: Epigram
  • Product Code: 9789814901949
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Tags: Fiction, Literature, Malaya, Singapore