Funny Boy

Selvadurai, Shyam

ISBN 10: 0771079516 / 0-7710-7951-6
ISBN 13: 9780771079511
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Publication Date: 1997

Editorial Reviews:
In this remarkable debut novel, a boy's bittersweet passage to maturity and sexual awakening is set against escalating political tensions in Sri Lanka, during the seven years leading up to the 1983 riots. Arjie Chelvaratnam is a Tamil boy growing up in an extended family in Colombo. It is through his eyes that the story unfolds and we meet a delightful, sometimes eccentric cast of characters. Arjie's journey from the luminous simplicity of childhood days into the more intricately shaded world of adults with its secrets, its injustices, and its capacity for violence is a memorable one, as time and time again the true longings of the human heart are held against the way things are.

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Funny Boy : A Novel in Six Stories (ISBN: 0771079516 / 0-7710-7951-6)
Selvadurai, Shyam
ISBN 10: 0771079516
ISBN 13: 9780771079511
Bookseller: Summit Books (Mono, ON, Canada)
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Book Description: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1997. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. New. Bookseller Inventory # 014335

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