There’s more to Sri Lanka than just the sun, sand and the sea. The book Noon Tide Toll is an effort on part of the author Romesh Gunesekera to discover the various aspects of the common man’s life in the beautiful country.
Summary of the Book
The book Noon Tide Toll is the story of Vasantha who takes an early retirement and invests his saving in a van and becomes a driver for hire. Through this, he gets to meet several people from various backgrounds, ideologies and castes. Gunesekera tries to busts myths with regard to the country through his book and bring to surface the various cultures and stories. An amazing collection of interwoven stories, the book is sure to take you by surprise.
About Romesh Gunesekera
Romesh Gunesekera is a British-Sri Lankan author. He has penned down several books of which The Prisoner of Paradise, The Match and Heaven's Edge are a few to name.