skip to content
When memory dies Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

When memory dies

Author: A Sivanandan
Publisher: London : Arcadia, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 3rd impressionView all editions and formats
Summary:

Through the viewpoints of three generations of a Sri Lankan family (taking the reader from 1920 through the 1980s), this title explores a culture destroyed first by colonization, then through the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Sivanandan
ISBN: 190085001X 9781900850018
OCLC Number: 39875886
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain: 1997.
"Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize"--Cover note.
Awards: Winner of Sagittarius Prize 1998
Winner of The Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best First Book Eurasia 1998
Description: 413 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: A. Sivanandan.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Haunting, with an immense tenderness. The extraordinary poetic tact of this book makes it unforgettable." - John Berger, Guardian"A brilliant and moving first novel" - Times Literary Supplement"This Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39875886> # When memory dies
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "39875886" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208730> ; # Sri Lanka.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968126> ; # Imperialism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/40614072#Place/sri_lanka> ; # Sri Lanka
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/40614072#Topic/imperialism> ; # Imperialism
    schema:bookEdition "3rd impression." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/32057102> ; # Ambalavaner Sivanandan
    schema:datePublished "1998" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/40614072> ;
    schema:genre "Domestic fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "When memory dies"@en ;
    schema:productID "39875886" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/39875886#PublicationEvent/london_arcadia_1998> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/40614072#Agent/arcadia> ; # Arcadia
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781900850018> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9865617> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/39875886> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208730> # Sri Lanka.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Sri Lanka." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968126> # Imperialism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imperialism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32057102> # Ambalavaner Sivanandan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1923" ;
    schema:familyName "Sivanandan" ;
    schema:givenName "Ambalavaner" ;
    schema:givenName "A." ;
    schema:name "Ambalavaner Sivanandan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781900850018>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "190085001X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781900850018" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.