Priyanthi Silva is born in Sri Lanka into a peaceful, loving Sinhalese family, but into a turbulent country dogged by religious and political tensions. She and her rebellious brother, Hemantha, grow up in Araliya Gardens, a tropical paradise full of orchids, araliyas and mango trees. Their neighbours Bala and Violet are Christian Tamils whose gentle, handsome son Niranjan is Hemantha's best friend. When Priyanthi is older, the two families spend a holiday together by the sea. Priyanthi and Niranjan's eyes are opened up to a ...

July 2002, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753813133

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July 2001, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, England

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July 2001, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

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