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Michelle de Kretser: On The ‘Silk Underwear’ Approach

  Michelle de Kretser was eight years old when her mother saw a ghost. It’s a story she tells with great relish, conjuring up for you a dry day in Jaffna and a family of six staying in King’s House. Her father, the Supreme Court judge O.L de Kretser and his wife Peggy had frequently … Continue reading