The Singapore Mutiny, $20 (incl. GST)
Author: Edwin A. Brown
Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements, ' write Edwin and Mary Brown in their extraordinary account of the 1915 Singapore Mutiny. We found that the 5th Light Infantry had broken out in open mutiny and had been in Tanglin that afternoon, and were even then supposed to be marching on Singapore!' So begins this enthralling husband-and-wife account of an unexpected and terrifying episode in Singapore's history that saw 850 Indian soldiers revolt and slaughter 47 British and local soldiers and civilians. Never before transcribed, this memoir is published for the first time, 100 years after the events took place.