Thelma Wheatley's new novel TAMARIND SKY published in Sri Lanka!

Oct. 25 2017
Thelma Wheatley
New Publication


Thelma Wheatley's novel TAMARIND SKY, about inter-racial love and marriageunder British colonial era in colonial Ceylon (later Sr Lanka)  based on her own "mixed" marriage in Toronto in the 1960s and '70s, was published on September 19th, 2017, in Sri Lanka by Vijitha Yapa Publictions (in English). It was greeted with acclaim: Thelma had three interviews in leading newsapers and a major review by Tisa Devendra  (please see below) . Thelma was greeted by President Sirisena of Sri Lanka at the opening of the Colbo Internaiona Bok Fair 2017 where her bo launch took place. Divendra called TAMARIND SKY "complex, passionate an highly readable"

Click the links below to see local news coverage.

http://www.dailynews.lk/2017/09/26/features/129259/birthright-buried-alive

http://www.dailynews.lk/2017/09/21/features/128805/those-tamarind-times

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/171001/plus/from-ceylon-to-canada-eurasian-familys-saga-261523.html