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'But I am a Tamil,' I declared, whether out of honesty or a sense of bitterness I was
not sure, but my Sinhala must have impressed him. 'Better, better,' he rejoined in
Tamil, 'that makes for two sane persons, you and me,' and he roared with ...
'Perhaps that's why the Sinhalese want their language back,' I heard my father
say, emphasizing 'Sinhalese' as though to give Visvappa notice that he would not
have them derided as Cheenapulis. 'We never lost ours, you know, even under ...
There must have been ten or twelve of them, mostly lecturers and mostly men, but
they all had the same views and displayed, the same leaden quality of
righteousness as his Sinhala colleagues 'back home' - the same stereotypes, the
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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