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The Sara Saga - Manicasothy Saravanamuttu
The Sara Saga - Manicasothy Saravanamuttu
Manufacturer Number: ML148A
Stock Status: In Stock

The Sara Saga


Manicasothy Saravanamuttu


This is the eventful autobiography of a truly great Asian, of whom is not much known. Born in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, he became a fearless editor of the Straits Echo, Penang's leading English language newspaper for most of the last century, led the citizens' committee that grudgingly handed over Penang to the Japanese and then went back to Sri Lanka to become a leading diplomat at the time of the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement.  There is a foreword by Malcolm Macdonald.  Good Paperback First Edition 215 pages with several black and white plates. For further details, please see the scanned contents page.   

Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia

Condition: The cover has signs of wear around the edges and a few dirt marks here and there. The spine has been reinforced effectively by tape. The text block is tanned. The binding is tight and there is mild tanning throughout.