Sri Lanka’s literary landscape has a very particular space for transalted work. Hundreads of translations are launched in this island nation by its relatively small publishing community which as a number is very insignificant compared with India and Bangladesh. However, as a percentation against the original work published in two main langauges spoken in the island nation, and the little the English writers in Sri Lanka do, translations into Sinhala records the majority.
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