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And there was this negro. He was laying into the empire and the king and all that,
and the audience just laughed and cheered him on. Only one man got angry with
him, and that was an Indian.' Tissa shook his head in disbelief. 'There's real ...
I shook my head. 'Led the harbour workers in the general strike in '46, and had
his legs broken by the police?' I shook my head again shamefacedly. The man
was apparently a well known trade unionist and a devoted party worker. He had ...
Gamini shook his head, as though despairing of his friend, and went back to his
books. Vijay got up and gazed gloomily out of the window. 'I am going to make
some tea,' Gamini broke the silence. 'You want some?' Vijay shook his head in ...
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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