Christopher Ondaatje’s brilliant review of Madam, Where Are Your Mangoes? by Desmond de SIilva…

‘For all those even vaguely interested in the British empire and colonies in the years after 1939 this sometimes hilarious, sometimes disturbing, always buoyant autobiography is compulsory reading.’

Christopher Ondaatje reviews Madam, Where Are Your Mangoes? by Desmond de Silva for The Spectator. You can read the full review here. Madam, Where Are Your Mangoes? is out on the 21st September and will be available here.