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Samuel Chacko

MA Creative Writing
2017 — 2020

Samuel graduated from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1991 with an LLB in the top five percentile of his class winning the Calcott Pryce Prize for Evidence. He went on to obtain an LLM from the University of Cambridge in 1993. Samuel also holds a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an MSc in Construction Law & Arbitration awarded jointly by King’s College, London and the National University of Singapore. Whilst at university, Samuel participated in and won a number of national and international debating competitions and academic prizes.


India to Singapore – A Rebel’s Journey is a three-part novel that traces the life of a young girl, Rachel, born into a conservative Christian family in rural Kerala, India. The first part of the novel is set in the early 1950s in India, which is awash with social and political change following independence from British rule. Rachel struggles against age-old prejudices against women and the traditional roles ascribed to women in rural Kerala.

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