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S. Mahadevan Thampi takes us on a trip to one of the bloodiest episodes of Srilanka in the recent history of South Asia. 'Purge' revisits the mass exodus during the civil war that shook Sri Lanka; it is a true account of the never-healing wounds that the war left behind in the minds of refugees. The novel tells the story of undocumented war victims through a mother who seeks the help of two journalists to find her young daughters who went missing during war. The novel written in the form of diary notes reveal how ruthlessly the Tigers operated to achieve their goals and the sufferings of ordinary people caught between LTTE and the Sri Lankan Army.

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Mahadevan Thampi

Mahadevan Thampi

About Mahadevan Thampi

Journalist, Story writer and Novelist. Born at Kerala State, Muthukulam, Alappuzha. Graduate in Economics and Journalism from Delhi University. Was Director in the State Information Department. Presently News Line Editor. Stories of Mahadevan Thambi have been translated into Hindi, Kannada and English. He has been given Uroob award for the best composition of stories.