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Jayantha Rajapakse launches latest book ‘Demuhun’

“Demuhun”, the latest novel by the award-winning novelist Jayantha Mangala Rajapakse will be launched on March 24 at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, Kumaratunga Studio.

The launch event “An Evening with Mangala – 03” will commence at 3:00 p.m.

Dating back 70 years, the story depicts an era between then and now, circling the capital city. It elaborates the varied unseen facets of life with its cultural evolution, racial uproars and silent ramblings of the urban society.

According to the writer, it is a story on how the diversity of matters in the previous era have assorted together despite the differences and hence the title “Demuhun”

Rev. Madampagama Assaji Thero, Dr. Praneeth Abeysundara, Anura Edirisinghe and Piyasena Wickramage will be the key speakers at the launch of “Demuhun”.

Jayantha Mangala Rajapakse embarked on his passion as a novelist by winning the Anton Wickramasinghe Novel Award in 1970.