Fabyan Place is a wartime historical fiction set against WW-II. The scaffold of the story is based on the brutalities endured by prisoners of wars (POWs) in Nazi camps, and racial discrimination faced by native and black soldiers of the USA army. Sonny and John are the lead characters. The author introduces them intermittently.
The Man from Nowhere by Saurav Dutt is a classic and thought-provoking read on racial abuse and discrimination. It tells the woeful tale of a clumsy and recluse man whom his society people blame for bad things. Will he come out or do something weird? The take on racial abuse that immigrants face in the USA is real and heartbreaking. A great novel by Saurav Dutt.
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worldwide, and he did not stop there. Dr Jean-Paul Faure translates Asian literature into French, especially, work of Sri Lankan authors with whom he has a particular affiliation. The country where he served over four years as a diplomat.
Reflection by Adam Ostaszewski is a terrific collection of six long stories that are staged against different worlds, mostly in future. Adam’s stories are set in different tone, slightly off the conventional track. But due to this reason, the collection is exciting and a pleasure to read.
Trafficked Innocence puts all efforts to highlight the underbelly of human trafficking. It entertains but also sends strong message for the society that overlooks the issues of human trafficking, child slavery, beggary, sex workers position and much more. It is a good novel with solid stories inside of main to auxiliary characters.
Sri Lanka is the birthplace of several multitalented, visionary and unconventional artists. They range from writers to performing artists who have swum across the ring of salty waters and show the world the irresistible might the island nation possesses. They are the magic coins of countries creative economies, the glue of the nation united future, and the ambassadors of Sri Lanka
The Whole Wide World is a crime fiction that features writers from Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar and Maldives was launched in early September as a Publication of Sweerycat Press and is now available worldwide at online book retailers and selected bookstores.
Notes from an Imperfect Life by Jithu Biji Thomas is a general yet dark themed novella about many social elements that affect a family’s life.
When the world around you is falling apart, the present is dreadful, and the future is an impossibility, and you can’t figure out why all happen to you, then you seek refuge in the stories of the good old past.
Baby’s Breath by Shahnaz Zaidi: A Powerful Novel on Autism Spectrum and Much More.
“Literature can break down any divisions” Sakina Mohammed, award-winning Sri Lankan writer of My Poetic Place.
Sri Lankan authors are known for their compelling penmanship that never draws far from Sri Lankan roots, rich in culture and Sri Lankan traditions. Here’s a list of the ten best books by Sri Lankan authors that will take you down a road of rich cultures and past societies! Most of them write prose, but a few very special ones have crossed the island’s salty ring of water with gifted skills in poetry. Sakina Mohammed is one of them. The Asian Review is pleased to introduce Sakina, who believes in the might of Literature for reconciliation and social cohesion.
Sonal Singh is an award-winning blogger and writer and has won accolades in poetry and prose writing on multiple platforms such as momspresso, artoonsInn, penmancy, womensweb, Asian Literary Society etc. She has also contributed to several anthology publications.
The Lost Girl by Santosh Sharma is a riveting romance novel set in a magical timeline of 80s and 90s. The novel features the story of two young lovers Vineeth and Rashmi. The lead character is Vineeth. He has taken a voluntary retirement from his job after 25 years. His aim is to find his love that goes missing around two decades back.
Tiger by Saurav Dutt is a novel on a Sikh-American boxer Pradeep Singh Nagra. The book emanates from the screenplays of the movie ‘Tiger’, released worldwide in 2018. Explosively packed with action and adventure and drama, it’s based on true life events of a boxer, a sort of semi-boxing biography.