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In the sense that writing is to retrieve the past and stop the passing of time, all writing is about loss. It's not nostalgia in the sense of yearning to bring back the past, but recognition of the erosion of things as you live.

 
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Romesh Gunesekera
Romesh Gunesekera
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  • Nationality: Sri Lankan
  • Profession: Author

Romesh Gunesekera FRSL is a Sri Lankan-born British author, who was a finalist in the Man Booker Prize for his novel Reef in 1994. He is currently the Chair of the Judges of Commonwealth Short Story Prize competition for 2015.

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