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Anil's ghost

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This edition published in by Alfred A. Knopf in New York.

Written in English

311 pages

With his first novel since the internationally acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize--winning author Michael Ondaatje gives us a work displaying all the richness of imagery and language and the piercing emotional truth that we have come to know as the hallmarks of his writing.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 civil war. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a young woman born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and America, who returns to her homeland as a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human rights group to discover the source of the organized campaigns of murder 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. Unfolding against the deeply evocative background of Sri Lanka's landscape and ancient civilization, Anil's Ghost is a literary spellbinder--Michael Ondaatje's most powerful novel yet.

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2000, Alfred A. Knopf
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Anil's ghost
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Anil's ghost
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Anil's ghost

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Work Description

With his first novel since the internationally acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize--winning author Michael Ondaatje gives us a work displaying all the richness of imagery and language and the piercing emotional truth that we have come to know as the hallmarks of his writing.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 civil war. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a young woman born in Sri Lanka, educated in England and America, who returns to her homeland as a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human rights group to discover the source of the organized campaigns of murder 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. Unfolding against the deeply evocative background of Sri Lanka's landscape and ancient civilization, Anil's Ghost is a literary spellbinder--Michael Ondaatje's most powerful novel yet.

Anil's ghost

1st ed.

This edition published in by Alfred A. Knopf in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-311).

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PR9199.3.O5 A84 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination
311 p. ;
Number of pages
311

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL52337M
Internet Archive
anilsghost000onda
ISBN 10
0375410538
LC Control Number
99059208
Library Thing
2338
Goodreads
947480

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