“අවුරුද්දක් හමාරක් ..ඔය දරුවට මම කියන විදිහට පිළිවෙත් කරන්න පුළුවන් නම්..දරුවට සුවපත් වීමේ භාග්යය තියෙනවා..නගරයේ ජිවත් වෙච්ච..සැප සම්පත් මැද්දේ..සුකුමාර මහේශාක්ය ජිවිතයක් ගත කරපු ඔය දරුවට මේ දුෂ්කර ක්රියාව කරන්න පුළුවන් වෙයිද..? ගඟුල් දොහොත් මුදුන් තබා සරණංකර හිමියන්ට නමස්කාර කළේය. “ ඔබ වහන්සේ කියන ඕනෑම දෙයක්..මම කරන්නම් අපේ හාමුදුරුවනේ..” සරණංකර හිමියෝ යළිත් මෘදූ සිනාවක් පහල කළෝය. “ජිවිතහරණයට වඩා මේ දුෂ්කර ක්රියාව පහසුවක් තමයි දරුවෝ..” උන් වහන්සේගේ හදවත තුළ කිසිදු බරක් තිබුණේ නැත. සංසාර ගමන තුළ ඔසවාගෙන යන්නට සුවිශේෂී ඔලගුවක් නොවූ උන්වහන්සේට සියලු කාරණා අල්පමාත්ර වූ සැහැල්ලු කාරණා ම වූයේය. “අනික ඉතින් ..මේ අපේ මල්ලිගේ ගෙදර ගත කරන ජීවිතෙත්..ඔය දරුවට තවත් සැහැල්ලුවක් වෙයි.. කොයි වෙලාවෙත් හිනා වේවී..සිංදුවක් කාරිය මුමුණ මුමුණා..කිරිල්ලියක් වගේ සැහැල්ලුවෙන් ඉන්න ගෑනු දරුවෙකුත් ගෙදර සැරිසරනකොට..ඔය දරුවට පාළුවක් දැනෙන එකකුත් නෑ..” නොසිතු මොහොතක සරණංකර හිමියන්ගේ’ මුවින් ගිලිහුණු විවරණය අදහාගත නොහැකිව, පිය පුතු දෙදෙනා උනුන් මුහුණු බලා ගත්හ. කිසිදු වගක් නොවූ ලෙස සරණකර හිමියෝ ගඟුල්ගේ උපන් වෙලාව ලියාගත් පත් ඉරුවෙහි මදහස ඇඳි මුහුණ රඳවා ගෙන උන්හ.
A young woman living on the street has to keep her wits about her. Or her friends. But when the drugs kick in that can be hard. Anton has been looking out for her. She was safe with him. But then steve came along. He had something over anton. Must have. But he had a flat they could crash in. And gear in his pocket. And she can’t stop thinking about it. A good hit makes everything all right.
Arjie is a ‘funny boy’ who prefers dressing as a girl. This novel follows the life of his family through arjie’s eyes as he struggles to come to terms both with his own homosexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In the north of sri lanka there’s a war going on between the army and the tamil tigers, and gradually it begins to encroach on the family’s comfortable life. Sporadic acts of violence flare into full-scale riots and lead, ultimately, to tragedy.
Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with percy – after six months of being apart, thanks to hera – it looks like camp jupiter is preparing for war. As annabeth and her friends jason, piper, and leo fly in on the argo ii, she can’t blame the roman demigods for thinking the ship is a greek weapon
Beloved author elizabeth gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the new york city theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), city of girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love.
Bennett and the mayor have always had a tense relationship, but now the mayor sees in bennett an exceptional investigator who might be willing to take on a case that needs to be kept under the radar. The two men strike the deal. Sources lead bennett to a homicide in the bronx. The victim has ties to a sophisticated hacking operation – and also to the mayor’s missing daughter. But this murder is part of a serial killing spree, one with national security implications
A mother of ten, was abducted from her home in belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt her orphaned children, the perpetrators of the brutal crime and a whole society in northern ireland for decades. Through the unsolved case of jean mcconville’s abduction, patrick radden keefe tells the larger story of the troubles, investigating dolours price, the first woman to join the ira, who bombed the old bailey; gerry adams, the politician who helped end the fighting but denied his ira past; and brendan hughes, an ira commander who broke their code of silence.
About the booka classic by dan brown, the lost symbol revolves around yet another adventure of harvard symbologist, robert langdon. This one is set in washington d.c. In the united states of america.as langdon is called at the last minute to deliver an evening lecture at the capitol building, an unpredictable thing happens. When he arrives, a hideous object gruesomely encoded with five symbols is discovered at the epicentre of rotunda.recognized by langdon.
After saving olympus from the evil titan lord, kronos, percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved camp half-blood, where the next generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own:
Charles dickens’s great expectations charts the course of orphan pip pirrip’s life as it is transformed by a vast, mysterious inheritance. A terrifying encounter with the escaped convict abel magwitch in a graveyard on the wild kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decrepit miss havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward estella at satis house
After angering his father, zeus, the god apollo is cast down from olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in new york city as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the 4,000-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain zeus’ favor.
Clay jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by hannah baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice explains that there are 13 reasons she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why.