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The Seven Moons Of Maali Almeida

SKU: 9780143459675

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ISBN: 9780143459675
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A searing satire set amid the murderous mayhem of Sri Lanka beset by civil war

Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida, war photographer, gambler and closet gay, has woken up dead in what seems like a celestial visa office. His dismembered body in sinking in the Beira Lake and he has np idea who killed him. At a time when scores are settled by death squads, suicide bombers and hired goons, the list of suspects is depressingly long, as the ghouls and ghosts who cluster around him can attest.

But even in the afterlife, time is running out for Maali. He has seven moon to try and contact the man  and woman he loves most and lead them to a hidden cache of photos that will rock Sri Lanka.

Ten years after his prizewinning novel Chinaman established him as one of Sri Lanka's foremost authors, Karunathilaka is back with a rip-roaring epic, full of mordant wit and disturbing truths.

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Weight 350 g