Passage North, A

Anuk Arudpragasam

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Granta Books

Published: 3rd Mar '22

£8.99

A story of age and youth, loss and survival that builds into a magisterial reckoning with mortality from a prize-winning Sri Lankan Tamil author.

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SKU: 9781783786961

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother’s former caregiver has died. As Krishan makes the long journey by train from the Sri Lankan capital into the war-torn Northern Province for the funeral, so he travels into the soul of a country devastated by civil war. Written with precision and grace, A Passage North is a luminous meditation on time and consciousness, race and national identity, and a poignant exploration of the unattainable distances between who we are and what we seek.

Additional information

Weight 0.216 kg
Dimensions 18 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 304