Tributes are pouring in for veteran writer KS Maniam who passed yesterday aged 78 at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre.Born as Subramaniam Krishnan in Bedong, Kedah in 1942, he succumbed to cancer of the bile duct.His novels included The Return (1981), In A Far Country (1993) and Between Lives (2003). KS Maniam also wrote poetry, plays and short stories.In mourning the loss, writer/publisher Amir Muhammad said: “An event for KS Maniam in conjunction with KL being the Unesco World Book Capital of 2020/1 would not be out of place.”A literary giant has left us. Rest in Power, KS Maniam,” wrote…

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