Ambalavaner Sivanandan

Novelist, Author

1923 –

98

Who is Ambalavaner Sivanandan?

Ambalavaner Sivanandan is a Sri Lankan novelist, and director of the Institute of Race Relations, a London-based independent educational charity. His first novel, When Memory Dies, won the 1998 Commonwealth Writers' Prize in the Best First Book category for Europe and South Asia. He left Sri Lanka after the 1958 riots.

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Born
Dec 20, 1923
Colombo
Nationality
  • Sri Lanka
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Ceylon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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