Out in the Midday Sun

Margaret Shennan

This history of the British in Malaya 1880- 1960 is wonderfully evocative.

Margaret Shennan has an excellent command of the sources. This wonderful book is filled with anecdotes.

Told through diaries and letters we are treated to a glorious era.

Margaret Shennan has also written an autobiography called Missee of her childhood in Butterworth, Penang. In it, we are transported back to an idyllic Malaya.

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