Review: Love, Lies and Indomee by BooksActually

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Admittedly, I picked up this novel hoping for a light and entertaining read, and I wasn’t disappointed.
Originally titled Enak and written in Bahasa Indonesia, Love, Lies And Indomee was translated into English recently. Set in Indonesia, the novel addresses the issues of modern romance, marriage and gender roles via the love life of fiesty female protagonist, Ratu. Ratu is a character that most women today can relate to - She is clever, gainfully employed and financially independent, and lives on her own. Yet, she is insecure about her looks (specifically, her size) and the fact that she does not have a boyfriend. Read more here