EAST OF THE HEART: CHAPTER FOUR

Chapter Four: The Discovery1925 – George Town, Penang As summoned by the formidable Mrs. Wong, the tailor came to the mansion on the following morning with his two of his best seamstresses. Mei Yee was very delighted to learn that the two seamstresses were the same Shanghainese ladies whom she had travelled on the steamer ship ...

EAST OF THE HEART: CHAPTER THREE

Chapter Three: The Introduction 1925 – George Town, Penang Mei Yee settled quickly into her “pre-wedding” quarters. It was actually an attic located at south wing corner of the mansion. By every means, it was much larger than the tiny room in her village. The attic was generous in size and décor. There was a formal sitting ...

EAST OF THE HEART: CHAPTER ONE

EAST OF THE HEART Chapter One: The Departure 1925 – Fujian, China   The rain had subsided into a light drizzle. One could hardly see the tiny drops of water, trickling down the roof tiles and onto the muddy grounds. Outside was as silent as the interior of the small courtyard house, with its somber grey bricks and red ...

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