Author: Shyam Selvadurai

Dec 2005
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
by Shyam Selvadurai

Tundra Books $24.99 cloth
ISBN: 0887767354

A Review of: Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
by Heather Birrell
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea, Shyam Selvadurai's first novel for young adults, is a gentle, well-paced and moving yarn of first love, family and belonging-a Sri Lankan Cinderella story for the 21st century. As the story opens, we meet Amrith, the novel's 14-year-old protagonist, a gifted actor and loner who carries his self-conscious share of adolescent secrets and shame. Read more...

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