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❰Reading❯ ➹ Island of a Thousand Mirrors Author Nayomi Munaweera – Completewoman.co Island of a Thousand Mirrors follows the fate of two families one Tamil one Sinhala as they straddle opposite sides of the long and brutal Sri Lankan civil war Narrated by the eldest daughter of each ❰Reading❯ ➹ Island of a Thousand Mirrors Author Nayomi Munaweera – Completewoman.co Island of a Thousand Mirrors follows the fate of two families one Tamil one Sinhala as they straddle opposite sides of the long and brutal Sri Lanka.

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  1. Jen Jen says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubI was lulled by this narrative and its powerfully descriptive writing The thousand mirrors are the school of silver fish that inhabit the coral surrounding Sri Lanka They appear to be shards of mirrors as they come together in a frenzy then fran


  2. Candi Candi says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors Epub Sometimes I get this breathless feeling that the war is a living creature something huge with a pointed tongue and wicked claws When the tanks rumble past in the far fields I feel it breathe when the air strikes start and the blood flows I feel it lick its lipsIsland of a Thousand Mirrors is an intense and vivid portrait of a piece of Sri Lankan history that I was relatively unfamiliar with before reading this A remarkable debut by Nayomi Munaweera this novel is beautifully written juxtaposing the stunning landscape of this island country with its ravaging horrors of a civil war The imagery is remarkable As a reader I could easily envision the bright colors the sounds and the mouth watering market smells of the island I was then jolted into the shocking scenes of brutality and often graphic violence of the war The story is narrated by two daughters Yasodhara the Sinhalese and Saraswathi the Tamil We quickly learn that the two ethnic groups


  3. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubSome books just by the nature of the subject and content are so incredibly hard to read This was one such book Portraying two families caught up in the violence of Sri Lanka one family leaves and goes to the United States one family stays in what they consider their homeDid not know very much about this subject before I started reading this book but now know much That doesn't mean I understand it I dont think I will ever understand how one group of people can decide they are better than another but it just keeps happenin


  4. Angela M Angela M says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubI knew pretty much nothing about the civil war in Sri Lanka before I read this novel About half way through I stopped reading to learn so I could better understand this story I learned that this war lasted over 25 years from 1983 – 2009 and that 80000 – 100000 people were killed What those articles didn’t tell is the story of how this war impacted the people's lives This book however beautifully tells the heart wrenching story of what the Sri Lankan people endured during this civil warIt’s about the people


  5. Michael Michael says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubThis is a moving saga of two families caught up in the civil war in Sri Lanka between the largely Buddhist Sinhalese majority and the largely Muslim Tamil minority It is beautifully written full of lyrical portrayals of daily life amid the beauty of the land and sea and flora and fauna of this island nation The sensuous world of food colorful clothes and family traditions of fishing and commerce as painted by two girls growing up in loving families gives way to the fears wr


  6. Mary Mary says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors Epub I try to explain There are no martyrs here It is a war between equally corrupt forcesThis is Sri Lanka during the Civil War 1983 2009 but it could have been many countries and the Tamils and Sinhalese could have been numerous ethnic groups This is a story as old as time because we’ve always been fighting each other haven’t we? Young boys have always perished for causes they barely understand women have always been taken and broken In my arrogance I expected less from this pastel colored debut and I was proven wonderfully wrong There’s nothing fluffy about this novel it’s brutal beautiful and deeply affecting There’s the heartbreak of first love lost infidelity marriage breakdown miscarriage terrorism refugee isolation and war so much war There’s an undercurrent of anger in Mu


  7. Aatreyee Ghosh Aatreyee Ghosh says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubIt is always hard for me to read a book that talks about immigration Living in a world of literature where the subject of immi emi and every sort of integration has been talked about so much I am always a little weary of picking up a book which yet again comes back to the same American South Asian dichotomy Moreover when a writer who has never really been to the home country chooses to write authentically about it it usually ends up in being a parade of exoticized and over used situations of nostalgia read Jhumpa Lahiri's latest to know what I am talking about So I had met Island of a Thousand Mirrors a number of times at various bookstores somehow or the other the book snaking its way into my hands but I consciously had kept it back telling myself I have read similar booksHowever it must be like those love stories where the hero and the beloved


  8. Diane Barnes Diane Barnes says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubThe adjectives brutal and beautiful aren't normally used together but they describe this book Like others I had no idea that Sri Lanka experienced a 25 year long civil war killing over 80000 people This book chronicles that war on the lives of two families It begins in the island before the war with lovely descriptions of the people and their customs their food and the natural world that surrounded them It ends with the loss of not only families but an entire way of life Yes the beauty makes the brutality so much worse One of those books that is hard to read in parts I will never understand why people continue to hate each other so much


  9. Embeddedinbooks Embeddedinbooks says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubA powerful story told in a lyrical mannerHave read a couple of Sri Lankan authors before and being from South India With Sri Lanka close by could not escape knowing about the civil war that has been ripping apart the country Th


  10. Claire Claire says:

    Island of a Thousand Mirrors PDF Ð Island of Kindle island free, thousand download, mirrors mobile, Island of epub, a Thousand book, of a Thousand free, Island of a Thousand Mirrors EpubIn 2016 I read Nayomi Munaweera's second novel What Lies Between Us and it was one of my Top Reads of 2016 a novel of a young woman trying to adjust to life in a new country though still haunted by both the beauty and tragedy of her past her childhood in Sri Lanka Island of a Thousand Mirrors similarly evokes the childhoods and family life of two families living in the same house The house is owned by the matriarch Sylvia Sumethra and her husband The Judge who are Sinhala people


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