The Story of a Brief Marriage (Large Print / Library Binding)

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Two and a half decades into a devastating civil war, Sri Lanka's Tamil minority is pushed inexorably towards the coast by the advancing army. Amongst the evacuees is Dinesh, whose world has contracted to a makeshift camp where time is measured by the shells that fall around him like clockwork. Alienated from family, home, language, and body, he exists in a state of mute acceptance, numb to the violence around him, until he is approached one morning by an old man who makes an unexpected proposal: that Dinesh marry his daughter, Ganga.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781683244349
ISBN-10: 1683244346
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Platinum Spotlight Series
Publication Date: July 1st, 2017
Pages: 500
Language: English