Dissolution of Light
Prabda Yoon (translated by Mui Poopoksakul)
In Dissolution of Light, an ageing television repair man sits idly day after day, but when a surprising face appears in his dusty shop, he reflects on his past, his family, and the distance of his youth.
Prabda Yoon is a Thai author and artist. He has written novels, short stories, essays, and screenplays. In 2002, his story collection Kwam Na Ja Pen won the S.E.A. Write Award, the most prestigious literary award in Thailand.
Mui Poopoksakul is a lawyer-turned-translator with a special interest in contemporary Thai literature. In addition to her work with Prabda Yoon, she has also translated a novel and a story collection by Duanwad Pimwana.