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The Hamilton Case

A Novel

by Michelle de Kretser

  • 181 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764614M
    ISBN 100701175168
    ISBN 109780701175160

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The Hamilton case represents one of those moments when a whole culture is shocked into new ways of thinking, although it is misleading to assume that the book concentrates on this case, in which Sam, as a Barrister at Law, finds himself embroiled.

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The Hamilton Case is divided into three distinct sections. The story begins in Ceylon in the early 's, a British colony with a complicated social structure.

The social structure is a cascading one, with the British at the top, then the Sinhalese and under them the Tamil, and so on/5(6). The Hamilton Case: A Novel. About the Book The Hamilton Case: A Novel. by Michelle de Kretser. A brilliant novel of identity and culture, in the spirit of Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day and Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance.

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Book, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Inspired by the book “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow. Choreography by .The Hamilton Case is a novel by Australian author Michelle de book won the Commonwealth Writers Prize (SE Asia & Pacific) and the Encore Award (UK).

The work centres on the lives of the somewhat eccentric Obeysekere family, in particular Sam, and the s setting explores themes of colonization in Ceylon, now called Sri le de Kretser is originally from Sri Lanka.