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Anil’s Ghost

Special Edition Book Cover, 4.25″ × 8.25″ × 0.5″

A design for Michael Ondaatje’s award-winning novel that would be used only on limited editions of the book. Using the content as reference, the design uses the Sri Lankan emblem of the lion on the flag, and has the lion’s own sword pointing at itself, a symbol of alienation of one person against their own culture, but also the brutality of the civil war. Sri Lankan patterns decorate the edge of the cover.

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