Minoli Salgado: A Little Dust on the Eyes (2005 words)


A nation ravaged by socio-political and natural catastrophes, Sri Lanka has been further destroyed by reigns of post-truth. Thus, the current political culture minimises the importance of objective facts and is governed, instead, by excessive appeals to emotion. Written during a time of fluid identities, where 'history' is being re-written daily, and spatial, temporal, discursive and communal boundaries are being destroyed and reinforced, Minoli Salgado's novel A Little Dust on the Eyes presents a story of war, love, memory and loss. Published in 2014 and the winner of the inaugural SI Leeds Prize, A Little Dust on the Eyes is the debut novel of Salgado, a writer of …

Citation: Senanayake, Tara. "A Little Dust on the Eyes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 07 October 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=38946, accessed 10 July 2020.]

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