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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam
    A Passage North - by Anuk Arudpragasam

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786947 | ISBN 10: 1783786949

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother”s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plastic Emotions by Shiromi Pinto
    Plastic Emotions - by Shiromi Pinto

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910312315 | ISBN 10: 1910312312

    “We architects must be idealists. We construct not just individual buildings, but whole cities. We plan cities, and in doing so, change lives.”  Plastic Emotions is inspired by the life of Minnette de Silva – a forgotten feminist icon and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boat People by Sharon Bala
    The Boat People - by Sharon Bala

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780385544023 | ISBN 10: 0385544022

    Globe and Mail bestseller, The Boat People is an extraordinary novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage only to face the threat of deportation amid accusations of terrorism.   When a rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai
    The Hungry Ghosts - by Shyam Selvadurai

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592003 | ISBN 10: 1846592003

    In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as hungry ghosts spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full.   Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmothers mansion in Sri Lanka. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beggar
    Beggar's Feast - by Randy Boyagoda

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241001547 | ISBN 10: 0241001544

    Randy Boyagoda's Beggar's Feast is a tour de force of a novel set in Sri Lanka about a man living in defiance of fate.   Sam Kandy, born in 1899 in a poor village in the heart of Ceylon and abandoned by his family ten years later at the gates ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka
    Chinaman - by Shehan Karunatilaka

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099555681 | ISBN 10: 0099555689

    One of the most acclaimed debuts of the year - a rumbustuous, brilliant novel about Sri Lanka, cricket and the search for a legendary sportsman. Retired sportswriter WG Karunasena is dying. He will spend his final months drinking arrack, maki ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Disobedient Girl by Ru Freeman
    A Disobedient Girl - by Ru Freeman

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141040073 | ISBN 10: 0141040076

    Since her days in the orphanage, Latha has been a companion and servant to Thara, a more fortunate girl her own age. But since her trip to the hill country when she caught her first glimpse of a rose, Latha has known she was destined for a better lif ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Swimmer by Roma Tearne
    The Swimmer - by Roma Tearne

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007301591 | ISBN 10: 0007301596

    A gripping, captivating novel about love, loss and what home really means.  Forty-three year old Ria is used to being alone. As a child, her life changed forever with the death of her beloved father and since then, she has struggled to find l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brixton Beach by Roma Tearne
    Brixton Beach - by Roma Tearne

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007301560 | ISBN 10: 0007301561

    Opening dramatically with the horrors of the 2005 London bombings, this is the profoundly moving story of a country on the brink of civil war and a child's struggle to come to terms with loss. London. On a bright July morning a series of bombs br ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mosquito by Roma Tearne
    Mosquito - by Roma Tearne

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007233663 | ISBN 10: 0007233663

    A lyrical and profoundly moving story of love, loss and civil war, set in Sri Lanka, London and Venice.  When author Theo Samarajeeva returns to his native Sri Lanka after his wife's death, he hopes to escape his gnawing loss amid the lush lands ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Memory Dies by A. Sivanandan
    When Memory Dies - by A. Sivanandan

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781905147595 | ISBN 10: 1905147597

    Winner of the Sagittarius Prize. Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. A powerful three-generational saga of a Sri Lankan family's search for coherence and continuity in a country broken by colonial occupation and riven by ethnic wars ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Match by Romesh Gunesekera
    The Match - by Romesh Gunesekera

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747579397 | ISBN 10: 0747579393

    A heartwarming novel about life, love and cricket from this Booker-shortlisted author. As a teenager from Sri Lanka, Sunny liked to play cricket. But none of his new friends in Manila were remotely interested. That is until the gorgeous Tina arri ... more

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