Quotes by Pramoedya Ananta Toer

About Pramoedya Ananta Toer:

Pramoedya Ananta Toer was an Indonesian author of novels, short stories, essays, polemic and histories of his homeland and its people. His works span the colonial period, Indonesia's struggle for independence, its occupation by Japan during the Second World War, as well as the post-colonial authoritarian regimes of Sukarno and Suharto, and are infused with personal and national history. The Dutch Government imprisoned him from 1947 to 1949, the Suharto regime from 1965 to 1979.

Author Bio

  • NamePramoedya Ananta Toer
  • DescriptionIndonesian writer
  • BornFebruary 6, 1925
  • DiedApril 30, 2006
  • CountryIndonesia
  • ProfessionAuthor; Novelist
  • AwardsRamon Magsaysay Award