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Complete Notes from Singapore: The Omnibus Edition

Complete Notes from Singapore: The Omnibus Edition

by Neil Humphreys

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
ISBN: 9789814351881
Pages: 744
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 19 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-23
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In 1996, Neil Humphreys turned down a chance to become Dagenham’s answer to Nick Leeson. The young Brit rejected a London stockbroker’s lucrative offer to train as a floor trader and decided to travel the world instead. He ended up in Singapore and settled in Toa Payoh. By 2001, he was one of the country’s best-selling authors. His first book, Notes from an even Smaller Island, became an immediate best-seller and travelled across Southeast Asia, Australia and Britain. The book appeared on the Singapore best-seller list for over four years. BBC World said it was “a warts and all view of the city-state and celebrates many of the things most often criticised.” Humphreys’ travelling companion, Scott, said it was “a ...