Jakartan grandmother Rumidjah, an impoverish Christian woman living in the city's slums, is our guide to life in a rapidly changing Indonesia. As her young granddaughter Tari and sons Bakti and Dwi occupy her thoughts, the challenges of life are laid bare.
Glossy rather than gripping, it's nonetheless an interesting insight into one of the planet's most bustling corners.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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