Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje

Philip Michael Ondaatje is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer, essayist and filmmaker. Ondaatje won the Booker Prize for The English Patient, which also became an Oscar-winning film.

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The best books on Sri Lanka, recommended by Razeen Sally

Many visitors to Sri Lanka have been beguiled by its charms, from its hill towns to its beaches, its ancient temples to its friendly people. And yet, for a quarter of a century until 2009, it was torn apart by a brutal civil war. Here, Sri Lanka-born political economist Razeen Sally, author of Return to Sri Lanka: Travels in a Paradoxical Land, recommends the best books to get a better understanding of Sri Lanka and the complexities that make the country so fascinating to visit and read about.

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