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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka by John Gimlette
    Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka - by John Gimlette

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782067993 | ISBN 10: 178206799x

    From Ceylon to the Tamil Tigers, from elephant sanctuaries to indigenous tribes, this is one of the first in-depth accounts of Sri Lanka, by an award-winning travel writer.  Everyone has wanted a piece of paradise.  Sri Lanka is a sma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tamil Tigress: My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka
    Tamil Tigress: My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka's Bloody Civil War - by Niromi de Soyza

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781760293260 | ISBN 10: 1760293261

    In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this i ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War by Samanth Subramanian
    This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War - by Samanth Subramanian

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857895974 | ISBN 10: 0857895974

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015  In the summer of 2009, the leader of the dreaded Tamil Tiger guerrillas was killed, bringing to a bloody end the stubborn and complicated civil war in Sri Lanka. For nearly thirty years, the wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Teardrop Island: Following Victorian Footsteps Across Sri Lanka by Cherry Briggs
    The Teardrop Island: Following Victorian Footsteps Across Sri Lanka - by Cherry Briggs

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849534147 | ISBN 10: 1849534144

    Mr Fernando led me into a dark room that was lined with book-cases and smelled of leather and damp. The polished, concrete floor of the library was covered with white jasmine flowers that had blown through the windows during the storm. He began to se ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka & the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers by Gordon Weiss
    The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka & the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers - by Gordon Weiss

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099548478 | ISBN 10: 009954847x

    The death of a democracy, the suppression of a people, the fight for Sri Lanka.  Once known for its exquisite tea, drowsy climate, and amiable people, Sri Lanka was the Indian Ocean jewel of the British Empire. After Independence, the island e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka by Tessa J Bartholomeusz & Chandra R De Silva (eds)
    Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka - by Tessa J Bartholomeusz & Chandra R De Silva (eds)

    £25.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780791438343 | ISBN 10: 0791438341

    Explores Sinhala-Buddhist fundamentalist ideology and its power to shape the identities of Sri Lanka's ethnic and religious minorities. The ideology asserts a vital link between the island of Sri Lanka and the Sinhala people, especially in their role ... more

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