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by Romesh Gunesekera (Brit/Sri Lanka)
1994/190 pages
rating:  9 / contemp fiction

I suppose this is a sort of coming-of-age story,  set in Sri Lanka roughly between  1962 and 1971 and later.   The 1st person protagonist is a Sri Lankan teenager named Triton who is hired as a house-boy in the home of one Mr. Salgado, an ocean researcher.  When the main man servant is fired with cause, Triton gets his job.  Triton is an excellent cook, highly praised,  perhaps he should have gone to cooking school but he practices his talent  >>>>MORE>>>>

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