Martin Wickramasinghe
Martin Wicramasinghe,  The Great Author of Nation
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Martin Wickramasinghe relaxing in 1972 in the veranda of the house in Koggala where he was born in 1890. This house has now been restored to recreate the appearance it had when he was a boy.

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  Deeply absorbed in his writing in the library in his Nawala Residence. Search for roots was the central theme in his writings on the culture and life of the people of Sri Lanka, which he continued unbroken for a period of over 70 years.

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  Martin Wickramasinghe walking on the very beach in Koggala where he frolicked as a child. It was this beach and this reef that stimulated his interests in biological studies and prompted him to write books on subjects such as Darwin's theory of Evolution in Sinhala in later life..

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  The lake, sea and forested hinterland of Koggala which Martin Wickramasinghe immortalised in his novels, short stories and autobiographical writings.

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