Ashok Ferrey

Ashok Ferrey is Sri Lanka’s best-selling author. He read pure mathematics at Oxford and was a builder in London before becoming a writer. His latest book, The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons, is the first local Sri Lankan novel in 60 years to be translated and published in France. By day he is a personal trainer.



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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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