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A widower, perhaps, who would be satisfied with part ownership of the old house.
But there was no real hurry. Sahadevan must look after himself first, find proper
lodgings. Living with a Sinhalese family was no good, they didn't eat properly, ...
Something was missing, an arm or a leg, or someone was absent, he couldn't
quite explain it. Saha drily replied that Tissa was selfish, that was all. Para was
not so sure. Perhaps, he ventured, perhaps Tissa was put off by sickness. Or
Mr Silva had my file ready when I arrived at his office. He was as courteous and
as dim-witted as before, but kept breaking, I noticed, into Sinhala. Perhaps he
had spoken in the same way on previous occasions, and I not given it much
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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