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Acts of Faith is the 1985 novel written by Rajiva Wijesinha. The book is the first in a trilogy that was followed by Days of Despair in 1987 and concludes with 2005's The Limits of Love.
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- American novelist Philip Caputo has also written a novel named "Acts of Faith"
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By Using the 1983 race riots in Sri Lanka as a background, Acts of Faith explores social and political issues which characterize Sri Lanka and other Asian nations. The book provides a satirical critique of observed state-incited violence, manipulation of the media, caste and class rivalries.
At the same time, underneath the racy humour there is a close attention to personal motivations, particularly in terms of the family structures that dominate such societies.