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'They'll be better off in Jaffna, anyway,' observed Lali. 'People are much nicer
there.' And when I looked questioningly at her, she explained that she had spent
a few days in Jaffna town some time ago. Her cousin Vinitha was senior matron
You speak Tamil like a native, you have people in Jaffna and, bloody hell, you
are virtually a Tamil yourself,' he guffawed. 'And the Boys refuse to speak Sinhala
or English even when they can.' 'Besides it will be good to talk to them directly ...
'So this is Jaffna,' exclaimed Meena, seated at a window. Vijay, standing beside
her, craned his neck forward and, seeing the craters on the road and the blasted
buildings, remarked that it had been Jaffna. 'The people look happy,' rejoined ...
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WHEN MEMORY DIESUser Review - Jane Doe - 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