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The seven moons of Maali Almeida /

by Karunatilaka, Shehan, Published by : Sort of Books, (London :) , 2022 Physical details: 386 pages ; 22 cm. ISBN:9781914502064; 9781908745903. List(s) this item appears in: October 2022 General Fiction
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Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida, war photographer, gambler and closet gay, has woken up dead in what seems like a celestial visa office. His dismembered body is sinking in the serene Beira lake and he has no idea who killed him. At a time where scores are settled by death squads, suicide bombers and hired goons, the list of suspects is depressingly long, as the ghouls and ghosts who cluster around him can attest. But even in the afterlife, time is running out for Maali. He has seven moons to try and contact the man and woman he loves most and lead them to a hidden chache of photos that will rock Sri Lanka.

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