The Seasons of Trouble: A Touching Tale of Lives Ripped Apart
The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Srilanka’s Civil War is the debut work of the svelte Bangalore-based journalist Rohini Mohan. Though five years of undercover reporting, she puts together the post-LTTE life of Srilanka through the eyes of three protagonists: Sarva, a city-bred dreamer unknowingly pulled into the whirlpool of war; Indra, his middle-aged mother, pining for him in the complicated alleys of Srilankan Police and Bureaucracy and Mugil, a former child fighter for the LTTE, coming to terms with an alien post-war reality.
Through a beautifully controlled language, Mohini unravels the complex lives of her characters, bringing out expertly the unlikely mysteries of ordinariness. Though
A must read!