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Island of a Thousand Mirrors
Nayomi Munaweera

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 15, 2013
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 232
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350096277
Price : 399

About the book

'Below me the island glistens verdant green. I imagine what it holds. Such things of horror and exhilaration as are seldom gathered together... I turn my head from the window as fear and liberation beat in equal measures through my bloodstream.'

Straddling opposite sides of the long and brutal civil war in Sri Lanka, two girls - one Sinhala, the other Tamil - navigate their histories, sibling rivalries and adolescent heartbreaks, the burdens of exile and belonging, and the harsh demands of survival.

Written in stirring prose that evokes the beauty of the island country and the bloodshed that has destroyed it, Nayomi Munaweera's debut novel is a haunting tale of lives distorted by terrible violence.

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Nayomi Munaweera
NAYOMI MUNAWEERA was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in Nigeria. She emigrated to the United States in her early teens. She lives in Oakland, California. Island of a Thousand Mirrors is her first novel...(+)