Stories from Sri Lanka

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Published by Heinemann Asia in Hong Kong .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Short stories, Sinhalese -- Translations into English.,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations from Sinhalese.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited and with an introduction by Yasmine Gooneratne.
GenreTranslations into English.
SeriesWriting in Asia, Writing in Asia series
ContributionsGooneratne, Yasmine, 1935-
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16495336M

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