Book review: Travelling in the 'heaven and hell country' of Sri Lanka

As a returnee who grew up in Sri Lanka, Razeen Sally's perspective is different from those of writers who parachute in and out, or even those who remained there.
As a returnee who grew up in Sri Lanka, Razeen Sally's perspective is different from those of writers who parachute in and out, or even those who remained there.PHOTOS: JUGGERNAUT, RAZEEN SALLY

By Razeen Sally
Non-fiction/Juggernaut/Paperback/396 pages/$20.22/Available here
5 out of 5

Most travel books are about discovery - of places, peoples and the pulse of societies. Writers such as V.S. Naipaul, Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin have mastered the genre.

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