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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 ...
The only thing the Tamils have going for them is education, and we have taken
even that away from them.' He banged his fist on the table upsetting Gamini's cup
of tea all over his neat white shirt and flinging him into a rage. 'You are a bloody ...
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 ...
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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