Marco Ferrarese is a journalist and travel writer specializing on Malaysia, Southeast Asia and India. He earned a PhD in Anthropology with a focus on Malaysia from Monash University. Ferrarese has written about travel, culture and extreme music in Asia for a variety of international publications such as Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, CNN Travel, BBC Travel, South China Morning Post, NIKKEI Asian Review, Roads & Kingdoms, Southeast Asia Globe, Perceptive Travel and Time Out. He is co-author of the 5th edition of "The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget", having researched chapters on West Malaysia, Sarawak, Brunei and Sabah. He is also the author of two fiction and non-fiction books - one, "Nazi Goreng" (2013) currently banned by the Malaysian government - and several academic essays published by Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield and Marshall-Cavendish. Know more at www.marcoferrarese.com
Sixty years after the Malaysian town of Kuala Kangsar was characterised in Anthony Burgess' first novel, Marco Ferrarese tracks down some old haunts.