Alone and pregnant, Shakilah Nair has returned to Singapore after a fifteen-year exile. Her story is one of passion and violence, set in a world shared with ghosts, vampires, and other spirits.
Praise for Shadow Theatre
"[A] beautifully written book." —Oprah Magazine
"Riveting... evokes a mythic timelessness which captivates and bewitches, as does Cheong's beautifully wrought prose.... Enthralling.... Cheon establishes herself as a vibrant and compelling voice of Asian experience." —Baltimore Sun
"A copmlex story of incest survival, rape secrets, and lesbian love in an old Singapore neighborhood.... a persuasive argument about how to tell stories and how to read them." —Seattle Times Post Intelligencer