9789814771207

Track Faults and Other Glitches

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  • ISBN13:

    9789814771207

  • ISBN10:

    9814771201

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-01
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Intl

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Summary

In "Track Faults and Other Glitches", Nicholas Yong takes us on a journey into an alternate Singapore, where the impossible becomes real.


Deep in the heart of the Zombie Civil Service, a secret meeting is held to preempt an impending disaster. In the heartlands, a devoted Shiba Inu a dog breed from Japan seeks the divine in her quest for answers. And what happens when an MRT train goes underground, and never comes back out? This collection of 10 short stories transports you from the deeply familiar to the supernatural, exploring things that cannot and should not be.

Author Biography

Track Faults and Other Glitches is Nicholas Yong's second book. He is also the author of Land of the Meat Munchers (2013), a zombie tale set in Singapore. By day Nicholas is a senior correspondent with Yahoo Singapore. By night, he dons a vigilante costume and prowls the alleyways, striking fear into the hearts of criminals.

Table of Contents

1. The Ministry of Zombie Advancement In the Zombie Civil Service, a secret meeting is held to preempt an impending disaster.

2. You'll Believe a Man Can Fly An increasingly cynical journalist meets the Man of Steel.

3. Haru In the heartlands, a devoted Shiba Inu, a dog breed from Japan, seeks the divine in her quest for answers.

4. Hui Ling A woman almost loses herself after a devastating miscarriage.

5. Wake Me Up When It's 2116 A young boy is put into deep freeze after contracting a puzzling disease.

6. Three Nights in Camp A soldier recalls the tale of the strange apparition he saw in camp, that no one wants to acknowledge.

7. A Dream Within a Dream A doctor and a houseman come together as a coma patient is taken off life support.

8. Polling Day The general election is over, and the ruling party has won the day again or has it?

9. Track Fault What happens when an MRT train goes undergound, but never comes back out?

10. The Uncle in the Kopitiam An enigmatic old man recounts an old fable.

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