මහගත්කරු මාර්ටින් වික්රමසිංහ මහතාගේ කතා රීතියේ විකාශනය පිළිබිඹු කෙරෙන ‘කතා අහුර’ සිංහල සාහිත්ය උගන්වන ගුරුභවතුන්ට හා එය හදාරන සිසුන්ට විශේෂයෙන් ප්රයෝජනවත් වන ග්රන්ථයකි. 1924 වර්ෂයේ එළි දුටු පළමු ලාංකික යථාර්ථවාදි කෙටිකතා සංග්රහය වන ‘ගැහැනියක්’ ග්රන්ථයේ පටන් තිස් වසරක් තුළ වික්රමසිංහයන් අතින් ලියැවුණු කතා දහනවයක් මෙම කතා එකතුවේ අඩංගු වෙයි. මඩොල් දූව. අපේ ගම, රෝහිණී යන ග්රන්ථයන්හි එන රසභාව පූර්ණ කතාංග කිහිපයක් ද එක් වීම නිසා මේ කෙටිකතා සංග්රහය විචිත්ර බවින් අනූන ය. ‘කතා අහුර’ සංග්රහ කළ ලාල් ප්රේමනාත් ද මැල් මහතා විසින් වික්රමසිංහ සාහිත්ය මෙහෙවර අරභයා ලියන ලද අනගි පෙරවදන ද මේ පොතට ඇතළත් ය.
The Hate U Give
A powerful and brave ya novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century.”a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time.” john green no. 1 new york times bestseller. Sixteen-year-old starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs.
The Trials of Apollo The Hidden Oracle
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.
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.
Life of Pi
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent years.
Bridge of Clay
Bridge of clay is a 2018 novel by australian author markus zusak. It revolves around five brothers coming to terms with the disappearance of their father.
The One And Only Bob
Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, ivan and ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the true meaning of friendship and family.
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
A novel of intense power and intrigue, jane eyre has dazzled generations of readers with its depiction of a woman’s quest for freedom. Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity school, jane eyre becomes an independent and spirited survivor-quality that serves her well as governess at thornfield hall. But when she finds love with her sardonic employer, rochester, the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice
Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
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
The Lost Symbol
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.
Thirteen Reasons Why
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.
Complete Harry Potter Collection
A beautiful boxed set containing all seven harry potter novels in paperback. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by jonny duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring harry potter to the next generation of readers.
Adultery, written by one of the most revered authors of the world, paulo coelho, is a story of a woman who is faced with an inevitable, life-altering choice when she chooses to break the monotony of her life.linda is in her thirties and is facing a crisis mentally and emotionally. She begins to question the void that was growing in her, the mundane, predictable days of her life. Although her life seemed perfect in everybody s eyes a contented marriage, adorable children and a successful career – she feels a keen sense of emptiness and displeasure.
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