The ultimate tale of New Zealand's forgotten war - Malaya 1948 - and two men's linked destinies, foretold by horoscope and forged in battle. the conflict in Malaysia during and after World War two, as seen from the perspectives of a Kiwi soldier (Peter) and a Chinese Malay freedom fighter (Ng). Against a background of culture clash and political and individual conflicts, two young men are drawn inexorably together as victims and products of the Malay conflict. Will events or their deeper selves guide them when their backs are against the wall? An action-packed, compelling, and ultimately moving book about a war that in which New Zealand participated, but which has not been written about.
Used availability for Ken Catran's Earth Dragon, Fire Hare
April 2012 : New Zealand Paperback
April 2012 : Canada Paperback
June 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition