In his retirement announcement, Zenmonshu expressed his gratitude to the many followers throughout the world for their support and cooperation, which allowed him to fulfill his duties as Monshu over the past 37 years. He Above left photo: Photos - Courtesy of Janet Umezu.
If one theme predominated in British literature init was the experience of immigrants and the effects on their lives of globalization. Unsurprisingly, many novels bore witness to the U. The novel's hero, Lev, a widower with a daughter and a mother to support, arrives in London hoping to find opportunities for economic advancement but soon finds himself sleeping on the streets.
In depicting the British through the eyes of this likable character, Tremain intended to overcome prejudice. The Other Hand builds up to an account of a horrific encounter between the English O'Rourke family, a Nigerian teenager named Little Bee, and men with machetes on a beach in Nigeria.
The novel opens after the central event, in an Essex detention centre, where Little Bee has spent two years as an asylum seeker after having escaped Nigeria on a tea ship. When she is accidentally released and contacts the O'Rourkes, disaster and turmoil ensue. Three of the four novelists short-listed for the Costa First Novel Award were themselves immigrants.
Nikita Lalwani brought her experiences of conflicting values and cultures to her novel Giftedabout a young math prodigy torn between the ambitions held for her by her father, traditional Indian expectations for girls, and the pressures typically faced by British adolescents.
Bangladesh-born Tahmima Anam's A Golden Age dealt with the effects of civil war in Pakistan on a woman and her family. Sri Lanka-born Roma Tearne's Mosquito was about a year-old novelist returning to his native Sri Lanka after the death of his wife in London. The widower falls for a year-old Singhalese girl, but their love is disrupted by civil war and its attendant bestiality, torture, suicide bombers, and despair.
Tearne followed this with Bone China. Part Sri Lankan family saga, part migrant's tale, it carried themes of displacement, loss, and the tragedy of violence back home.
Immigration enriched English literature in the realm of poetry as well. The winner of the Forward Prize for Poetry, Mick Imlah, by contrast, borrowed more from the Victorian era than from Britain's new lexicons. Aravind Adiga's epistolary novel The White Tiger gives the reader a glimpse into the mind and life of a tea-shop boy turned entrepreneur.
In contrast to the recent spate of colourful books on middle-class India, The White Tiger made little mention of saffron and saris.
Nor did it grapple with familiar themes of colonialism. Adiga, a first-time novelist, beat the seasoned Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh, whose Sea of Poppies was also short-listed.
Meanwhile, Salman Rushdie's classic about pre- and postpartition India, Midnight 's Childrenwas voted the Best of the Booker as the award celebrated its 40th anniversary. The year was also one of attention-grabbing debuts. Ross Raisin astonished reviewers with his creation of a new fictional voice in God 's Own Country.
The novel's narrator, a teenage country misfit who becomes obsessed with a girl newly arrived from the city, elicited comparisons to the hero of J. Salinger's classic, The Catcher in the Rye. Equally talked about, but less successful, was Richard T.
Kelly's state-of-the-nation novel Crusadersabout a cleric in Newcastle. Inspired by classic Russian writers, it received wide attention as an ambitious debut that ultimately failed. Reviewers noted that its 19th-century style and format were unsuitable for conveying the postmodern fragmentation suffered by its characters.Hiroko Sakurai (桜井浩子Sakurai Hiroko) (b.
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