Anil's Ghost: A Novel

Anil's Ghost: A Novel

Michael Ondaatje


together with his first novel because the the world over 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 have 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 pressured into the overdue 20th century by means of the ravages of civil conflict. Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera, a tender lady born in Sri Lanka, knowledgeable in England and the US, who returns to her native land as a forensic anthropologist despatched by way of a world human rights team to find the resource of the geared up campaigns of homicide engulfing the island. What follows is a narrative approximately love, approximately family members, approximately id, concerning the unknown enemy, in regards to the quest to release the hidden past–a tale propelled by way of a riveting secret. Unfolding opposed to the deeply evocative historical past of Sri Lanka’s panorama and historic civilization, Anil’s Ghost is a literary spellbinder–Michael Ondaatje’s strongest novel but.

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