Romesh gunesekera is the author of monkfish moon reef the sandglass the match and noontide toll all published by the new press he grew up in sri lanka and the philippines and now lives in london. This review is from monkfish moon kindle edition collection of 9 short stories mainly set in sri lanka and tinged with the issues of war not a lot happens in them they are really a moment in time but beautifully and movingly described. Romesh gunesekera a young sri lankan eloquently rectifies this with his first book monkfish moon the nine stories it contains fan out across the island from international hotels boasting gem stores and batik boutiques to jungle villages in whose wells demons are reputed to lurk. The nine haunting stories of monkfish moon a new york times notable book of the year announce the appearance of an extraordinary writing talent published to universal acclaim in england these stories expertly reveal lives shaped by the luxuriant tropical surroundings of sri lanka and disoriented by that countrys resurgent violence. The stories in monkfish moon are in some ways typical short stories most of them have no definite ending but they are really immersive to read and once you start youll find the book hard to put down
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