Ashok Ferrey is well known for his idiosyncratic writing. He exposes the follies of Sri Lankan society through powerful narrative styles in all six of his publications ranging from short stories to novels. However, it is his use of humour that plays a critical role in his identity as an author, which we explored during our riveting conversation.
Creative writing is an art as it reflects the author's persona. Elements such as style of writing, presentation of content and choice of subject matter, illustrate the nature and characteristics of the author. Our conversation with Ashok Ferrey certainly amplified our understanding of the relationship between the writer and a work of fiction as we delved into the manner in which humour takes form in his writing .
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