Hardback A passage north / Anuk Arudpragasam.
Publication year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London : Granta Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781783786947 (hbk.) :
It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother's former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her neck broken by the fall. The news arrives on the heels of an email from Anjum, an activist he fell in love with four years earlier while living in Delhi, bringing with it the stirring of distant memories and desires. As Krishan makes the long journey by train from Colombo into the war-torn Northern Province for the funeral, so begins a passage into the soul of an island devastated by violence.
304 pages ; 22 cm