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Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
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Jul 22, 08

Recommended for: people interested in Sri Lanka's dark underbelly
Read in July, 2008

Meh. Listened to this on tape. This contributed to the fragmented feeling of the book, but only a little. I didn't know why certain characters were being fleshed out when they were, or how they were related to the story at all sometimes. Maybe if I'd known more about Sri Lankan politics it would have been more clear. There was some suspense, but it never climaxed. Some of the writing was beautiful and vivid, but not enough to keep my attention if I'd been reading this myself.

Read The English Patient instead.
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