Sri Lanka, Nov. 22 -- Veteran journalist Rohana Wettasinghe's new book Jeevithaya Yali Ladimi which is a Sinhala translation of Rescued from the Ashes by Leokadia Schmidt, was launched recently as a Sarasavi Publication. This is Rohana's third translation work and fifth book. The Sunday Observer spoke to Rohana Wettasinghe to discuss his book and his journalistic experience.


Q. Your translation is based on a holocaust book Rescued from the Ashes. Could you describe the original book?

A: Rescued from the Ashes was first published in 2018. The author, Leokadia Schmidt, is a Polish woman and a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto in Poland.

She started to record the horrific experience she underwent at the Warsaw ghetto and war time Po...