Described as ‘brave’ and ‘brilliant’ by the New York Times Book Review, Anuk Arudpragasam’s devastating novel The Story of a Brief Marriage packs a powerful emotional punch. Join the acclaimed Sri Lankan-born, first-time novelist and Rajith Savanadasa as they discuss the tale of refugees Dinesh and Ganga, brought together by an arranged marriage as Sri Lanka’s civil war rages around them. When having a future seems impossible, what happens to the promise of a life together?