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Famous Novelists from Sri Lanka

List of notable or famous novelists from Sri Lanka, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Sri Lanka and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Sri Lanka. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Sri Lankan novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known novelist from Sri Lanka is included when available.

List features Arthur C. Clarke, Shyam Selvadurai and more.

This historic novelists from Sri Lanka list can help answer the questions "Who are some Sri Lankan novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Sri Lanka?" These prominent novelists of Sri Lanka may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Sri Lankan novelists.

Use this list of renowned Sri Lankan novelists to discover some new novelists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (10 items)
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  1. 1

    Born: 1917
    Age: Died at 91 (1917-2008)
    Birthplace: Minehead, United Kingdom
    Profession: Novelist, Inventor, Author, Actor, Writer + 2 more
    Institution: King's College London
    Died: 2008
    Cause Of Death: Respiratory failure
    Place Of Death: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Medical Conditions: Poliomyelitis, Post-polio syndrome
    Arthur C. Clarke : see more

  2. 2

    Born: 1914
    Age: Died at 82 (1914-1996)
    Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
    Profession: Professor, Novelist, Writer, Playwright
    Institution: St. John's College Panadura, S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, Richmond College, St. Aloysius' College, University of London + 1 more
    Died: 1996
    Ediriweera Sarachchandra : see more

  3. 3

    Born: 1913
    Age: Died at 72 (1913-1985)
    Birthplace: Sri Lanka
    Profession: Novelist, Writer
    Died: 1985
    G. B. Senanayake : see more

  4. 4

    Born: 1890
    Age: Died at 86 (1890-1976)
    Birthplace: Sri Lanka
    Profession: Novelist, Writer
    Died: 1976
    Place Of Death: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Martin Wickramasinghe : see more

  5. 5

    Born: 1954
    Age: age 60
    Birthplace: Sri Lanka
    Profession: Politician, Professor, Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, University College, Oxford
    Rajiva Wijesinha : see more

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