පොරෝ ඝාතකයා හෙවත් ඇක්ස් කිලර් යන නමින් හඳුවනු ලබන චෙට් ලෝගන් හිර ගෙදර වෙත රැුගෙන යන අවස්ථාවේ අත්ඩංගුවෙන් මිදී පලායයි. පොලිස් නිලධාරියකු ලෙස වෙස්මාරුකරගෙන සිටින ඔහුට චිත්රපට තිර කතා රචකයකු වෙන ෆෙරී වෙස්ටන් මුණගැසී ෆෙරීගේ ගම්බද නිවාඩු නිවස්නයක් වෙත තමා රැුගෙන යාමට පොළඹවා ගනී. එහි ගිය පසුව, වෙස්ටන් විමතියට පත් කරමින් ලෝගන් ඔහුගේ ජීවිතය ගැනත් පුද්ගලයන් හය දෙනකු මරා දැමූ ආකාරය ගැනත් සියලූ කරුණු හෙළි කරයි. පොලීසියට ඇතිවූ සැකයක් මත ෆෙරීගේ නිවාඩු නිවස්නය ගැන විමසිල්ලකින් පසුවෙයි. ඒ අතර වෙස්ටන්ගේ හිතුවක්කාර හා කාමුක තරුණ බිරිඳ එම නිවාඩු නිවස්නය සොයා පැමිණෙයි. කතාව නව දිසාවකට යොමුවෙන්නේ එතැනිනි. අලූතින් ජීවිතය පටන් ගැනීම සඳහා ලෝගන්ට මුදල් අවශ්ය වෙයි. ඔවුන්ගේ අවශ්යතා අපේක්ෂා කළ ආකාරයටම ඉටුවෙන්නේ ද යන්න සහ වෙස්ටන්ට සහ ලෝගන්ට ද්විත්ව අවමංගල්යයක හවුල්කරුවන් වීමට සිදුවෙන්නේ ද යන්න ගැන මොහොතින් මොහොත ත්රාසය හා කුතුහලය ජනිත වෙන ආකාරයට මෙය ඉදිරිපත් කර ඇත.
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Another new york times bestseller by the author of me before you and one plus one?a spellbinding story of two women united in their fight for what they love most jojo moyes’s word-of-mouth bestseller, me before you, catapulted her to wide critical acclaim and struck a chord with a wide range of readers everywhere
Cassandra bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She’s a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing. When she awakes in a dubai hotel room, she tries to piece the previous night back together, counting the minutes until she has to catch her crew shuttle to the airport. She quietly slides out of bed, careful not to aggravate her already pounding head, and looks at the man she spent the night with. She sees his dark hair. His utter stillness. And blood, a slick, still wet pool on the crisp white sheets.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Celaena sardothien is the king’s champion-yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even her supposed allies crown prince dorian, captain of the guard chaol, and foreign princess nehemia.
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:
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
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.
Inexorably poisoned against the woman he loves by his trusted friend iago, shakespeare’s othello is a timeless tragic figure. This penguin shakespeare edition is edited by kenneth muir with an introduction by tom mcalindon. ‘O! Beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.’ a popular soldier and newly married man, othello seems to be in an enviable position
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.