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Aboe Bakar

by Paul Adriaan Daum

In "Aboe Bakar" by Paul Adriaan Daum, delve into the enigmatic world of colonial Java where secrets and desires intertwine in a captivating tale of forbidden love. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century Dutch East Indies, this historical novel opens with a mysterious encounter that sets the stage for an unforgettable journey. As the story unfolds, readers are introduced to Aboe Bakar, a Javanese noblewoman, and Hendrik, a young Dutchman working in the colony. Their lives collide in a web of passion and intrigue, defying the rigid social norms of the era. Daum's vivid prose transports you to a land of lush landscapes and cultural clashes, where love knows no boundaries.

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Paulus Adrianus Daum, affectionately known as P.A. Daum, was a Dutch author who left an indelible mark on the literary landscape of the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Born in the Netherlands in 185...

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