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J know all about your doings.' ('Playings' is how it came across in Tamil.) 'What
doings?' I asked, affecting innocence. 'Ah, ha. You thought I didn't know. Just
because I am in the kitchen all day long, you think I don't know what's going on in
Engrossed in the thoughts provoked by his repeated reading of the Communist
Manifesto, he stared blankly at the parched land that stretched before his eyes.
His grandfather was out there, somewhere, digging, harrowing, ploughing, but ...
And the more he thought about it, the more he wanted to immolate himself in her,
and the thought rose in him like a desire and caught him like a sob. He rose from
the porch and went in to her. She took him in, avidly, generously, with no ...
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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