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Chinamen

By: Karunatilaka, Shehan.
Publisher: London Random House India 2012Description: 528 p.ISBN: 9788184002850.Subject(s): Mathew, Pradeep Sivanathan, 1965 - Fiction | Best sellersDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Retired sportswriter, W.G. Karunasena is dying. He will spend his final months drinkingarrack, upsetting his wife, ignoring his son, and tracking down Pradeep S. Mathew, an elusive spin bowler he considers वthe greatest cricketer to walk the earthव. On his quest to find this unsung genius, W.G. uncovers a coach with six fingers, a secret bunker below a famous stadium, an LTTE warlord, and startling truths about Sri Lanka, cricket and himself. Ambitious, playful, and strikingly original, Chinaman is a novel about cricket and Sri Lanka and of Sri Lanka through its cricket. Hailed by the Gratiaen Prize judges as वone of the most imaginative works of contemporary Sri Lankan fictionव, it is an astounding book.
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Retired sportswriter, W.G. Karunasena is dying. He will spend his final months drinkingarrack, upsetting his wife, ignoring his son, and tracking down Pradeep S. Mathew, an elusive spin bowler he considers वthe greatest cricketer to walk the earthव. On his quest to find this unsung genius, W.G. uncovers a coach with six fingers, a secret bunker below a famous stadium, an LTTE warlord, and startling truths about Sri Lanka, cricket and himself. Ambitious, playful, and strikingly original, Chinaman is a novel about cricket and Sri Lanka and of Sri Lanka through its cricket. Hailed by the Gratiaen Prize judges as वone of the most imaginative works of contemporary Sri Lankan fictionव, it is an astounding book.

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