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Short Story: Their Game (2013)


The following short story that I wrote was awarded the third prize in the 2013 Creative Writing Competition (short story category) of the English Writers Cooperative of Sri Lanka and published in Channels, Volume 19 – 2013 (published by the English Writers Cooperative in Sri Lanka, September 2013)

Amal was twice the age of the other boys. But, at 17, he behaved and thought like a 12 year old. He loved cricket, and often played with the neighbourhood boys, Skanda, Farouk and Mevan, among them. They didn’t really speak each other’s language, but there was an understanding among them, a shared unity and goal…

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