Myanmar’s Fragmented Democracy: Transition or Illusion? by Felix Thiam Kim Tan is a valuable contribution to the study of Myanmar’s political transition. The author’s insightful analysis, supported by empirical evidence and thorough research, sheds light on the complexities, challenges, and opportunities that Myanmar faces in its pursuit of democratic governance. The book offers a nuanced understanding of Myanmar’s political institutions, ethnic dynamics, and the role of external actors. Despite some limitations, Tan’s work provides an essential resource for scholars, policymakers, and anyone interested in understanding the complexities of Myanmar’s democratic journey.