Sri Lankan Authors – Book Swap Sri LankaLast year, when I visited Sri Lanka, I was struck by three things- the beauty of the country, the kindness of its people and the deliciousness of its food. And yet, it is a nation which, until a decade ago, had been dealing with a violent civil war that took tens of thousands of lives and changed many others. These books, written by male Sri Lankan authors, will show you Sri Lanka before and after the civil war, and the Sri Lanka of the s as well as that of the present, and one of them will even take you deep into Africa. When Mahadewala visits his mother in Kandy, his girlfriend accompanies him, and it seems, so does the Devil himself. What follows is a tale of dysfunctional relationships. Anil Tessira is a year-old Sri Lankan who left her country 15 years earlier and has been sent back by the U. The discovery of a recently buried skeleton at a site that only the army has access to forces her to risk her own life to figure out why countless people have disappeared.
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Colombo itself was spared on Boxing Day. Send Message. He was 46 years old when he died from sudden cardiac arrest. Lavinia and takes.
Handing over of his birth place in Koggala with the house where he was. The age disparity in sexual relationships has been discussed in the Jathaka stories as well as in Auuthors Nabokov's famous novel 'Lolita'. Goes to the village temple for traditional instructions. Michael Ondaatje is a Sri Lankan born Canadian.
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From historic novels to contemporary literature, there is plenty to read about Sri Lanka. Discover the teardrop island from the pages of a novel before getting on the plane. If you are coming for a while, you can always go to the Barefoot Gift Shop and buy the books there. In Running in the Family , Michael Ondaatje tells the story of man returning to his roots in Sri Lanka in the late s. This is a great family memoir of a baroque Dutch-Ceylonese family. Samanth Subramanian is a journalist from New Delhi. The island was stuck in a war for many years, and it was just recently that it ended.
Colpetty People- Asho I was extremely reluctant to do it? His novels and short stories represent ironic social perspectives and had a profound impact on Sinhalese literature. Special thanks to Thinushka Gunasekara who recommended the book to me, connected us with Herman and even helped me with promoting the event.
Our audience was a colourful mix of readers and writers who gathered at Colpetty House on Sunday 21st January! Two hundred writers have contributed to the site so far and the variety of work posted is impressive: everything from poems and short stories, through political tracts to comic sketches. Good vs Evil. I found his thoughts echoed lankann many writers I met in Sri Lanka itself.