Visons Of An Island – Sir Christopher Ondaatje’s romance with Sri Lanka
Posted on June 27th, 2020

http://www.mq.edu.au/ “Visions of an Island” is an autobiographical account of Sir Christopher Ondaatje’ romance with Sri Lanka drawing on several of his books. Sir Christopher is writer in residence from 28 March till 14 April 2011, he was born in Ceylon, educated in London and immigrated to Canada in 1956. He has worked at several magazines and newspapers, and in 1967 founded the Pagurian Press, which eventually became the enormously successful Pagurian Corporation. In 1988 he sold all his business interests and returned to the literary world. He is the author of seven books including the best-selling Burton biographies “Sindh Revisited” and “Journey to the Source of the Nile”. He was a member of Canada’s 1964 Olympic bobsled team, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. He lives in London, England.

One Response to “Visons Of An Island – Sir Christopher Ondaatje’s romance with Sri Lanka”

  1. Nimal Says:

    He likes the country of his birth,met him couple of times and he lives close to my home.

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