Blue Sky Mansion
Author: H.Y. Yeang
Year of Issue: 2021
Shortlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2021
'Blue Sky Mansion' tells the tale of Tang Mei Choon, a young girl who was sold into servitude and nearly ends up being entombed alive. She flees with her saviour, a benign gentleman called Chen Tong, to Penang, Malaya, where a new set of troubles arise and threaten her life again.
H.Y. Yeang grew up in Penang and joined the Rubber Research Institute after graduating from university. He rose to head the Biotechnology and Strategic Research Unit, a post he held until his retirement. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 research papers, and was elected a Fellow of the Malaysian Academy of Sciences. He is currently engaged in providing online editorial services.