The Moon Represents My Heart


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Blackstone Publishing
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5.6 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 1.5 pounds

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About the Author

Pim Wangtechawat is a Thai-Chinese writer from Bangkok, Thailand. Pim's short stories, poems, and articles have been published in various websites, literary magazines, and journals, including the Mekong Review, the Nikkei Asian Review, Den of Geek, and YesPoetry. She holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature from King's College London and graduated with distinction from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland with a master's in creative writing. The Moon Represents My Heart is her debut novel.


"An immediately compelling, unusual story with a totally fresh voice--a fascinating story of love and time travel, full of mystery and heart."

-- "Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne"

"Poetic, beautiful, and moving, The Moon Represents My Heart is unforgettable."

-- "Louise O'Neill, author of Idol and Asking for It"

"An extraordinary debut. Pim Wangtechawat creates a magical tale of love, loss, and yearning, full of poetic prose and powerful insight. This novel breaks your heart yet gives you hope--and it features the best Bruce Lee cameo in contemporary fiction!"

-- "D. V. Bishop, author Ritual of Fire"

"In The Moon Represents My Heart, Pim Wangtechawat paints an emotional and panoramic portrait of a family as united by their gift as they are tested by it. Intimate, tender, and imaginative, this novel takes the reader on a time-traveling adventure while imparting the wisdom of how cherished and truly priceless time is."

-- "Katherine J. Chen, author of Joan"

"As propulsive as it is moving, The Moon Represents My Heart is an enchanting tale of family and heartbreak."

-- "Jing-Jing Lee, author of How We Disappeared"

"A tender and transformative debut, with the Wang family as its beating heart. Wangtechawat captures love in all its many forms."

-- "Grace D. Li, New York Times bestselling author of Portrait of a Thief"

"Bold, experimental, and beautiful, The Moon Represents My Heart might break your heart, but it'll also put it back together again. A sweeping tale across the fabric of time, countries and cultural borders, and family ties, this book is a rumination on how grief can keep you trapped in the past, but there's always the hope to move forward once again."

-- "L. R. Lam, coauthor of Seven Devils"

"An utterly mesmerizing and poetic debut filled with characters that feel like family, that shatters your heart and pieces it back together beautifully. The Moon Represents My Heart is truly an exceptional piece of literature."

-- "Elvin James Mensah, author of Small Joys"

"I fell in love with this book and the Wang family from the very first page. A beautiful exploration of family, love, and loss across the generations, it gives a fresh, fun spin on the time-travel genre combined with a heartrending immigrant story. I didn't want it to end. Pim has a unique voice."

-- "Gemma Chan, actress, Eternals, Crazy Rich Asians"

"Masterfully plotted, poetic, and captivating, The Moon Represents My Heart establishes Pim Wangtechawat as a rising star from Southeast Asia's rich literary heritage."

-- "Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, author of The Mountains Sing"