පව්කාරයාට ගල් ගැසීම
1936 දී පළවූ මාර්ටින් වික්රමසිංහගේ “පව්කාරයාට ගල් ගැසීම” වූ කෙටිකතා සංග්රහයෙහි එන කෙටිකතා ජීවිතයෙහි උපහාස ජනක අවස්ථා ආශ්රය කොට ලියන ලද රචනා ලෙස හැඳින්වි හැකි ය. සිංහලයන්ගේ චරිතයෙහි විශෙෂ අංග සමහරක් මෙහි චිවරණයට පාත්රවේ. මෙහි කතා, හාස්ය රසයෙන් පූණී ය. තමා ආරුඪ කර ගත් තවුස් වෙස නිසා යම් යම් අවස්ථාවන් පැමිණෙන විට වර්තමාන සිංහලයා කුහකයකු වන සැටි වික්රමසිංහ මේ කතාවන්හි උපහාස මුඛයෙන් දක්වයි. වික්රමසිංහ සිංහලයාගේ උපාසක වේශය ඇද ඉවත දමා ඔහුගේ නෛසර්ගික මනුෂ්ය ගති ගුණ අනාවරණය කරයි.
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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.
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.
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.
When tess durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy d’urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her ‘cousin’ alec proves to be her downfall. A very different man, angel clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future.
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.
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.
Aza holmes never intended to pursue the disappearance of fugitive billionaire russell pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her best and most fearless friend, daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from pickett’s son davis. Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
Angels and demons’ is a plot where a globally celebrated scientist, leonardo vetra of cern institute, switzerland is killed and a mystifying symbol is branded into his torso. The vatican, rome: the college of cardinals has gathered for deciding upon a new pope. Underneath the gathering lies a bomb which is extremely powerful and is persistently reckoning towards destruction.
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.
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.