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The Sandglass tells the story of two feuding families whose lives are interlinked by the changing fortunes of postcolonial Sri Lanka. Moving back and ...Show synopsisThe Sandglass tells the story of two feuding families whose lives are interlinked by the changing fortunes of postcolonial Sri Lanka. Moving back and forth between London and Sri Lanka, the novel brings to life Prins Ducal and his search for answers about his family's past, including his father's rise to wealth, rivalry with the Vatunas family, and a suspicious death - a mystery that further unfolds upon Prins's arrival in London for his mother's funeral. Re-printed by Granta in a beautiful new edition.Hide synopsis
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Behind an apparent account of lives of comfortable families in Colombo, there is the brooding presence of religious tensions, ancient jealousies, political machinations and wilfully destructive forces. Family and class differences are well observed through the eyes of a developing, gay, adolescent who ...
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