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A Story of a Brief Marriage
Author: Anuk Arudpragasam

Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 978-9352640829
Pages: 208
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The Story of a Brief Marriage is a feat of extraordinary sensitivity and imagination, a meditation on the fundamental elements of human existence - eating, sleeping, washing, touching, speaking - that give us direction and purpose, even as the world around us collapses. Set over the course of a single day and night, this unflinching debut confronts marriage and war, life and death, bestowing on its subjects the highest dignity, however briefly.