Funny Boy: A Novel in Six Stories

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9780099459217: Funny Boy: A Novel in Six Stories
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"Exquisitely written...superb" ( Independent)

"At first sight an innocently observed portrait of Tamil family life in seventies Sri Lanka, it metamorphosed into a lucid, serious piece of writing... Selvadurai's world is delightful, frightening, important and he describes it with touching clarity... His novel is a graceful and intelligent account of the random nature of growing up" ( Observer)

"A quiet masterpiece" ( Gay Times)

"The unadorned and simple prose has elegance and great sophistication. Moreover, Selvadurai has a genius for touching a nerve with a feather-light touch... A powerful and beautifully written novel" ( Literary Review)

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In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a 'funny boy' who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of the family through Arjie's eyes, as he comes to terms both with his own homo-sexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In the north of Sri Lanka there is a war going on between the army and the Tamil Tigers, and gradually it begins to encroach on the family's comfortable life. Sporadic acts of violence flare into full scale riots and lead, ultimately, to tragedy. Written in clear, simple prose, Syam Selvadurai's first novel is masterly in its mingling of the personal and political.

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Shyam Selvadurai
Editorial: Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (1995)
ISBN 10: 0099459213 ISBN 13: 9780099459217
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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1995. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a funny boy who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of the family through Arjie s eyes, as he comes to terms both with his own homo-sexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In the north of Sri Lanka there is a war going on between the army and the Tamil Tigers, and gradually it begins to encroach on the family s comfortable life. Sporadic acts of violence flare into full scale riots and lead, ultimately, to tragedy. Written in clear, simple prose, Syam Selvadurai s first novel is masterly in its mingling of the personal and political. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780099459217

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Descripción Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1995. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a funny boy who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of the family through Arjie s eyes, as he comes to terms both with his own homo-sexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In the north of Sri Lanka there is a war going on between the army and the Tamil Tigers, and gradually it begins to encroach on the family s comfortable life. Sporadic acts of violence flare into full scale riots and lead, ultimately, to tragedy. Written in clear, simple prose, Syam Selvadurai s first novel is masterly in its mingling of the personal and political. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780099459217

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Descripción 1995. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 129mm x 198mm x 21mm. Paperback. In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a 'funny boy' who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we f.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 320 pages. 0.224. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780099459217

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Descripción Vintage, 1995. Estado de conservación: New. 1995. Paperback. In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in the capital of Sri Lanka, Arjie is an oddity - a "funny boy" - who likes dressing as a girl. Through his eyes, the reader watches him come to terms with his homosexuality and with the violent racism of the society in which he lives. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 5SG; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 228. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780099459217

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Descripción Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Funny Boy, Shyam Selvadurai, In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a 'funny boy' who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of the family through Arjie's eyes, as he comes to terms both with his own homo-sexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In the north of Sri Lanka there is a war going on between the army and the Tamil Tigers, and gradually it begins to encroach on the family's comfortable life. Sporadic acts of violence flare into full scale riots and lead, ultimately, to tragedy. Written in clear, simple prose, Syam Selvadurai's first novel is masterly in its mingling of the personal and political. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780099459217

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