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Anil's Ghost (2000)
Anil's Ghost (2000)
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Anil's Ghost (2000)
Anil's Ghost (2000)

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Anil's Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a country steeped in centuries of tradition, now forced into the late twentieth century by the ravages of the civil war. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a young woman born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and America who returns to Sri Lanka as a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human-rights group to investigate the organized murder campaigns engulfing the island. What follows is a story about love, about family, about identity,…
  • Autorius: Michael Ondaatje
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  • Metai: 2000
  • Puslapiai: 311
  • ISBN: 9780330480772
  • Formatas: 13 x 19,5 x 2 cm, minkšti viršeliai
  • Kalba: Anglų

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Anil's Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a country steeped in centuries of tradition, now forced into the late twentieth century by the ravages of the civil war. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a young woman born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and America who returns to Sri Lanka as a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human-rights group to investigate the organized murder campaigns engulfing the island. What follows is a story about love, about family, about identity, about the unknown enemy, about the quest to unlock the hidden past - a story propelled by a riveting mystery. 'This is why I read, this is why literature matters, this, in short, is IT! . . . By the closing pages Anil's Ghost has come as close to a holy book as a novel should' Independent 'This work of "fiction" will endure as a history of these times showing us how we may face even the most extreme actions of our civilization through wise, compassionate re-creation' Sunday Times, Sri Lanka 'It is Ondaatje's extraordinary achievement to use magic in order to make the blood of his own country real . . . Nowhere has he written more beautifully' New York Times Book Review 'A truly wondrous book . . . I was enthralled as I have not been since The English Patient' Ariel Dorfman, author of Death and the Maiden.

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  • Autorius: Michael Ondaatje
  • Leidėjas: Picador
  • Metai: 2000
  • Puslapiai: 311
  • ISBN: 9780330480772
  • Formatas: 13 x 19,5 x 2 cm, minkšti viršeliai
  • Kalba: Anglų

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