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Mirage by Bandula Chandraratna [in AsianWeek]

MirageOriginally self-published  in London by Sri Lankan-born Chandraratna, then becoming a contender for the prestigious Man Booker Prize in 1999, Mirage simply tells the heartbreaking story of Sayeed, a quiet man getting on in years who marries a beautiful widow with a young child. He brings his new family to the city where he has work, away from the comforts of the home village, only to meet with tragedy and utter loss.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, November 7, 2003

Readers: Adult

Published: 2003 (United States)


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