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Bridging connections (an anthology of Sri Lankan short stories)

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Collection of 25 engaging stories from Sri Lanka's best known story tellers.
Paperback, World Literature Series, 227 pages
Published 2008 by National Book Trust India
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Harish Namboothiri
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Title Bridging Connections signifies the attempt to unify the two ethnicities that are perpetually at loggerheads with each other. But the stories given in the book showcase the stark difference between their views and attitudes. It is interesting to observe how one party tries to avoid or sugar coat the issue while the other constantly brings it up to the verge of propaganda. One tries to induce restraint and a feel good factor in its stories, while the other tries to stoke the emotions. 

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Rajiva Wijesinha, MA, DPhil (Oxon) (born May 16, 1954) is a Sri Lankan writer in English, distinguished for his political analysis as well as creative and critical work. An academic by profession for much of his working career, he was most recently Senior Professor of Languages at the University of Sabaragamuwa , Sri Lanka.

In June 2007 President Mahinda Rajapakse appointed him Secretary-General of