Posts Categorized: Book Reviews

Tamil Folktales in Oral Tradition

by Reet Hiiemäe; IUP Publications, India, originally posted January 3, 2004 Moral Fictions: Tamil Folktales in Oral Tradition Would readers send us a few of their favorite Sri Lankan Tamil folktales for publication? sangameditor /A_T/ hotmail /D_O_T/ com by Stuart Blackburn, edited by Lauri Honko Moral Fictions. Tamil Folktales in Oral Tradition. (FF Communications 278.)… Read more »

Celebration of a ‘Death’

by S. Rameswaran; published December 29, 2003 Celebration of a ‘Death’; a war-theme short story by S.Rameswaran Introduction by Sachi Sri Kantha War-theme fiction in Tamil language is a new genre which arose in Sri Lanka, since the Black July 1983 holocaust. This particular genre could not have been generated in other lands (Tamil Nadu, Malaysia… Read more »

Review of ‘Elusive Mind’

by Sachi Sri Kantha; originally published December 2, 2003 The first and the fibbing biography on the LTTE Leader Book Review: Inside an Elusive Mind: Prabhakaran – The First Profile of the World’s Most Ruthless Guerrilla Leader, by M.R. Narayan Swamy, Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, 2003, 290 pages. Indian rupees 400. US$ 7.00. In 1989, a… Read more »