TITLE: SUKARTI RAHARDJO (An Indonesian in Hong Kong)
NOVEL

How can a mere domestic helper become one of the most talked about people in Hong Kong? Stay-at-home Sukarti Rahardjo, a young Indonesian of Muslim upbringing, is caterpaulted to Hong Kong where, over three years, she experiences the peaks and troughs of an overseas maid's life before returning clandestinely to Java to avenge the assassination of her father. This is the story of a girl who never asks for notoriety but faces whatever comes her way with a resolute heart, a novel which sees Hong Kong through the eyes of the Indonesian sub-culture whose Sunday meeting place is Victoria Park.