මෙය දහ හත්වන ශත වර්ෂයේ විසූ කොරියැන්ඩර් හොබී නම් දැරියකගේ කතාවයි. එංගලන්තයේ ධනවත් ව්යාපාරිකයකුගේ එකම දියණිය වන ඇය 1649 වර්ෂයේ, එංගලන්තයේ පැවැති සිවිල් යුද්ධයට පෙර තේම්ස් නදිය අසල සුන්දර නිවහනක දෙමවුපියන් සමඟ ඉතා සාමකාමී ජීවිතයක් ගෙවන කෙළිලොල් දැරියකි. ඇයගේ ජීවිතය අද්භූත සිද්ධි දාමයකින් වෙලී යන්නට පටන් ගන්නේ අභිරහස් ලෙස ලැබෙන රිදී පාවහන් යුවල පැලඳීමෙන් පසුය. ඇයගේ මව වන සුන්දර එලිනෝර් අද්භූත ලෙස අසනීප වී අකල් මරණයකට පත් වේ. ඇයගේ පියා තෝමස් හොබී, පළමුවන චාර්ල්ස් රජුට පක්ෂපාතීත්වය දැක්වූ අයෙක් බැවින් ඔලිවර් ක්රොම්වෙල් ට හිතැති පියුරිටන් වරුන්ගේ ගැහැටවලට ලක්වේ. රාජ සන්තක වන්නට යන දේපළ රැුකගැනීම උදෙසා පියුරිටන් වැන්දඹුවක් හා විවාහ වන තෝමස් හොබී ගේ ජීවිතය වෙනස් වන ආකාරය සහ කොරියැන්ඩර් ට විඳින්නට සිදුවන ගැහැට මෙහි විස්තර වන්නේ, එංගලන්තයේ එවකට සිදුවෙමින් පැවති සමාජීය සහ ආගමික විපර්යාසයන් පසුබිම කරගෙනය. කොරියැන්ඩර්, ඇය නොහඳුනන ලොවකට යාම, එහිදී ඇයට ටයිකෝ කුමරු හමුවීම, ඇය ටයිකෝ කුමරු සමඟ ආදරයෙන් බැඳීම යන උපකල්පන ද මුසු කරගනිමින් නිමවෙන අපූරු ප්රබන්ධයකි ‘‘කොරියැන්ඩර්‘‘.
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.
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.
Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than mc. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, bri no longer just wants to make it – she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.
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.
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
The protagonist, rukmani, talks about about her arranged marriage to nathan in first person in this book. The story pans across from the time she was twelve, when she got married, until the death of her husband many years later. Although the book avoids particulars about the time period in which and the exact places where the story is set, clues in the context suggest that the story was set in the author’s contemporary india.
At the conclusion of the mark of athena, annabeth and percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the doors of death. If they can fight their way through the gaea’s forces, and percy and annabeth can survive the house of hades, then the seven will be able to seal the doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising gaea. But, leo wonders, if the doors are sealed, how will percy and annabeth be able to escape?
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.
Few have failed to be charmed by the witty and independent spirit of elizabeth bennet in austen’s beloved classic pride and prejudice. When elizabeth bennet first meets eligible bachelor fitzwilliam darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend bingley and her beloved sister jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever.
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.
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.
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.