In her new book, renowned historian Nira Wickramasinghe uncovers the traces of slavery in the history and memory of the Indian Ocean world, exploring moments of revolt in the lives of enslaved people in the wake of abolition. She tells the stories of Wayreven, the slave who traveled in the… Read More »Slave in a Palanquin by Nira Wickramasinghe – now available at the Perera Hussein Site!
A brand new historical novel by Premini Amerasinghe, now available at Perera Hussein! A compelling story of adventure, love, and starting anew in Dutch Ceylon. The year was 1760, I would like to think it was a cloudless day in June, when Jan disembarked at Galle, the southernmost port in… Read More »Footprints: New From Perera Hussein!
Dive into a world of stories – fearless, honest, and startlingly vivid. Having enjoyed the wedding to the fullest, my mother boasted so much about the wealth and the classiness of her cousins and the details of how they had thrown the party. It seemed that champagne was flowing across… Read More »The Good for Nothing: New from Perera Hussein
New stocks of Sathis de Mel’s just-released collection of short stories, The Good for Nothing, have just arrived at the Perera Hussein office, along with the reprint of Stay, Daughter by Yasmin Azad. Both titles are available now at www.pererahussein.com! Get your copy today!