By Michael Ondaatje
Along with his first novel because the across the world acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize—winning writer Michael Ondaatje offers us a piece showing all of the richness of images and language and the piercing emotional fact that we've got come to grasp because the hallmarks of his writing.
Anil’s Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a rustic steeped in centuries of culture, now compelled into the overdue 20th century by way of the ravages of civil conflict. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a tender girl born in Sri Lanka, expert in England and the United States, who returns to her native land as a forensic anthropologist despatched through a global human rights team to find the resource of the equipped campaigns of homicide engulfing the island. What follows is a narrative approximately love, approximately kin, approximately id, in regards to the unknown enemy, in regards to the quest to free up the hidden past–a tale propelled by means of a riveting secret. Unfolding opposed to the deeply evocative heritage of Sri Lanka’s panorama and old civilization, Anil’s Ghost is a literary spellbinder–Michael Ondaatje’s strongest novel but.
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Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje