Malcolm Forbes

On Repulse Bay

The Expatriates

By Janice Y K Lee

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‘You’re an expatriate. You’ve lost touch with the soil. You get precious,’ writes Hemingway in the ultimate expat novel, The Sun Also Rises. The invective continues, ‘You spend all your time talking, not working. You are an expatriate, see? You hang around cafes.’ 

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