Shabd Book -

Monkfish Moon

Romesh Gunesekera

0 Chapters
Bought by 0 people
0 Readers
Completed on 13 August 2022
ISBN : 9780143422464

This vivid and haunting short-story collection creates a masterful portrait of contemporary Sri Lanka. A married couple, living in London, find their marriage strained by the fighting in their far-off homeland. An ordinary shopkeeper is burnt alive by terrorists, leaving his neighbour’s life in turmoil. Between exile and loss, Gunesekera’s characters struggle for the elusive and divided place that they call home. 


Amazing book. This collection of vibrant and eerie short stories paints a stunning portrayal of modern Sri Lanka. A married couple's relationship is tested by the fighting in their distant homeland while they are living in London. Terrorists burn a regular shopkeeper alive, upsetting the peace of his neighbour. Gunesekera's protagonists fight for the elusive and conflicted location they call home as they navigate exile and loss.

Book Highlights

no articles);
No Article Found