Funny Boy - See No Evil, Hear No Evil Summary & Analysis

Shyam Selvadurai
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Arjie’s father’s hard work pays off, as he ultimately comes to build and own a seaside hotel. As a result, Arjie’s family becomes very wealthy very quickly. Arjie’s father even travels to Europe to promote the hotel. While he is away, an old family friend named Daryl returns to Sri Lanka after spending 15 years in Australia to write an article. Amma explains that Daryl grew up next door to her and her sister, Aunty Neliya. From the heated discussion between Amma and Daryl, Arjie learns there is a war going on in Jaffna between the Tamil Tigers and the Sinhalese, with the Tamils wanting their own separate state. Later, Amma reveals the disagreement she and Neliya have with Daryl is that he thinks things are getting worse in Sri Lanka, while Amma and Neliya think...

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