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His father took him to hear it, a public debate: Christianity versus Buddhism. The
Church was always doing that sort of thing, daring the Buddhist clergy to stand up
for their religion in open discussion. But this one was more like a duel than a ...
So she took him to a Buddhist priest to do a thoil and drive away the devils. That
was when he decided to become a Buddhist priest himself. And your
grandmother quickly tried to get him married and settled. But he did a bolt to India
Its title, The Unseen Enemy of the Sinhalese, was familiar and its message
commonplace: the Tamils were India's fifth column, a gun pointed at the heart of
the Sinhala race and the Buddhist religion. But the book also outlined a
programme on ...
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WHEN MEMORY DIESUser Review - Kirkus
First published in Britain, a novel that movingly details how three generations of idealists try to find meaning and purpose as their country, Sri Lanka, becomes another killing field. The author ... Read full review