X
Follow us on
Text Size  A-- A--A

   Author Details

Author Name: Carl Muller

Carl Muller (22 October 1935–) is a Sri Lankan writer, poet and journalist best known for his trilogy about Burghers in Sri Lanka: The Jam Fruit Tree, Yakada Yaka and Once Upon A Tender Time. He has won Gratien Awards for The Jam Fruit Tree in 1993 and a State Literary Award for his historical novel, Children of the Lion.
 Muller was born in Kandy, the eldest in a family of thirteen. Dismissed from three schools, he left home at the age of eighteen to join the Royal Ceylon Navy as a signalman. He went on to briefly serve in the Ceylon Army and later joined the Colombo Port Commission as a signals officer.
Next, Muller tried his hand at journalism, eventually marrying Sortain Harris and leaving Sri Lanka in order to work at newspapers in the Middle East.
Muller is currently a regular contributor to Sri Lankan newspapers. He and his wife live in Kandy with their three children.

     Books By Author :: Carl Muller

   
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Cemetery
 -by Carl Muller

Nineteen side-splitting stories from Sri Lanka
To begin this chronicle of the funny things that have happened to him, M... Read More

   
The Jam Fruit Tree
 -by Carl Muller

Winner of the Gratiean Memorial Prize for the best work in English Literature by a Sri Lankan for 1993 Hilarious, affectionate,... Read More



Author in Focus

Muthuvel Karunanidhi was an Indian Tamil writer and politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for almost two decades over five terms bet Read More...

Book of the Week

THE GIVING TREE

by: SHELDON SIEGEL

Once there was a little tree ... and she loved a little boy. So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk ... and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and Read More...
 
Leading Online Library in Chennai © bookandborrow.com. All Rights Reserved.