War and the Novel of Integrity in 'The Story of a Brief Marriage'

War and the Novel of Integrity in 'The Story of a Brief Marriage'

By Subashini Navaratnam

A brief, brutal, and exquisite novel set over the course of one day in a man's life in the refugee camps of war-torn northern Sri Lanka. 22 Jun 2017 // 10:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Born Ruffians: Born Ruffians

Warp Records continue to dip their toes into decidedly un-electronic waters, with their latest signing, Born Ruffians. Hailing from Toronto, this trio unleash short, crisp

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22 Nov 2006 // 5:01 AM

Eric Chenaux: Dull Lights

Desolation never tasted so sweet.

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New London Fire: I Sing the Body Holographic

Electro-pop with a combination of Depeche Mode aesthetics and Oasis sensibilities.

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22 Nov 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Fountain (2006)

Izzi is both Tommy's end and his means, and so, at last, not quite herself.

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22 Nov 2006 // 3:00 AM

Candy (2006)

Addiction and guilt shape the junkies' existence, until the inevitable, life-threatening crisis shakes up their routine.

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The Low Lows: Fire on the Bright Sky

On their final album, the duo of Parker & Lily recorded a ballad called “The Low Lows”, all shivery keyboards, barely breathed, slumberous vocals and

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21 Nov 2006 // 9:01 PM

Jay-Z: Kingdom Come

Jay-Z has pulled off the world's best example of "shooting oneself in the foot": making a really really good record about how that particular record is the best ever.

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21 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Starflyer 59: My Island

On album number ten, Jason Martin shows that he can play guitar and, y'know, rock. If only he had written some lyrics to go along with those tunes.

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Laurent Garnier: Retrospective

The variety of styles presented on Retrospective is wide enough to easily make the case for Garnier as one of the most visionary dance producers of the last 20 years.

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21 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

MXPX: Let’s Rock

MXPX rocks hard, and sometimes hardly rocks.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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