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It was a relief when the Easter holidays came round, for my grandmother too, I
supposed, because she pushed me off to Nuwara Eliya with Uncle Gnanam even
before my father could arrange for somebody to accompany me. Nuwara Eliya ...
My friend, Obeysekera, the postmaster in Nuwara Eliya, says that Holy Cross
College is looking for a graduate teacher.' My father looked disappointed: he had
worked hard to get me this post and I wasn't responding. 'No, no appa, that's fine.
Not that there was much social life in Nuwara Eliya out of season — 'season'
being the racing season in April/May when the rich and idle of Colombo, like the
British before them, fled the heat of the plains for the cool hills of 'Little England'.
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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