By Michael Ondaatje
Along with his first novel because the across the world acclaimed The English Patient, Booker Prize—winning writer Michael Ondaatje provides us a piece exhibiting the entire richness of images and language and the piercing emotional fact that we've got come to understand 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 past due 20th century through the ravages of civil battle. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a tender lady born in Sri Lanka, informed in England and the USA, who returns to her place of birth as a forensic anthropologist despatched by way of a world human rights workforce to find the resource of the prepared campaigns of homicide engulfing the island. What follows is a narrative approximately love, approximately relations, approximately id, concerning the unknown enemy, in regards to the quest to free up the hidden past–a tale propelled through a riveting secret. Unfolding opposed to the deeply evocative heritage of Sri Lanka’s panorama and historical civilization, Anil’s Ghost is a literary spellbinder–Michael Ondaatje’s strongest novel but.
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Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje