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I insisted. 'There are a whole lot of other things we agree on,' interrupted Fon- ny,
'more important things, like getting the imperialists off our backs and becoming
really independent.' Lal didn't say anything and Fonny was encouraged to go on.
A note of sarcasm had crept into Lal's voice; there was something about Fonny
that provoked Lal's anger one minute and his affection the next. Perhaps
because the man himself was harmless, but his ideas half-baked and dangerous.
'All you ...
And then Fonny came to see us. The army of Sinhala Patriots, he said, had taken
Polannaruwa and were even now marching towards Anurad- hapura, and the
people in town were getting ready to welcome them with their own little deeds of
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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