Beggar's Feast

Beggar's Feast

Paperback - 2012
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Sam Kandy, born to low prospects in a Ceylon village in 1899, dies a hundred years later as the wealthy headman of the same village. Told in four parts, this enthralling novel traces Sam's story from his boyhood through his dramatic escape from the temple, his daring journey to Australia, and back.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; New York : Pintail, 2012.
ISBN: 9780670066582
0670066583
Characteristics: 321 p. ; 21 cm.

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* Alta Vista Sep 20, 2011

Randy Boyagoda will read from Beggar's Feast at the Nepean Centrepointe Library, 1101 Centrepointe on Sat Nov 19th, 2011, 2:30-3:30. Don't miss this chance to meet the author!

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myvancouverlibrary
Sep 11, 2011

I agree that this a hard read and seems to be really disconnected in the story line and characters..

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rrrobbie
Jul 09, 2011

Hard to read. Too many gaps and lines to read between.

Not until 2/3 through the book did it truly catch my interest.

Central character was pitiable at first but became very unlikable. Was not honest with himself or others

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