සිදුහත් සිරිතත් බුදු සිරිතත් මෙතරම් තාත්වික අන්දමින් මොනම භාෂාවකින්වත් ලියා ඇතැයි නොසිතමි. සිංහල, පාලි, සංස්කෘත, ඉංගිරීසි භාෂාවලින් ලියූ බව බුද්ධ චරිත හැම එකක්ම වාගේ මම කියවා ඇත්තෙමි. මේ තාක් කිසිම කෙනෙකු කල්පනා නොකළ ආකාරයට සිදුහත් සිරිත මෙහි පිළිබිඹුවන අයුරින් ලියා තිබීම ආශ්චර්යජනකය. බුද්ධ ධර්මයෙහි ගැඹුරු තැන් ගැනීමට මෙම පොතෙන් ලැබෙන පිටිවහල අපමණය. මෙය වෙනත් භාෂාවන්ට පරිවර්තනය කොට ලොව පුරා ප්රචාරය කිරීමට අතිශයින් සුදුසු ය. බුදු සමයේ හරයත් එකල දඹදිව පැවති ආගම් වල තත්ත්වයත් ජන සමාජයේ තොරතුරුත් බුදුරදුන් ඇති කළ සමාජ පෙරළියත් එකවර මේ පොත කියවන්නකුට උගත හැකිය.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
About the bookdeception point is a story that revolves around the discovery of an extremely rare object that is buried deep inside layers of arctic ice when this rare find is discovered by a nasa satellite, the world thinks it to be a path-breaking find, while the space agency declares it to be a huge victory that could lead to many more victories in the days to come this find could have strong…
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
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.
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
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.