බ්රිතාන්ය ජාතික විසිතුන් හැවිරීදී ජැකී, ඊජිප්තුවේ සංචාරයකදී හමුවන ඊජිප්තු ජාතික ඔමාර් සමග පෙමෙන් බැදෙන්නේ අහම්බෙන් ඇතිවන සිදුවීමකිනි. සතියක කෙටි ඇසුරකින් පසු ඇය , ඔහු හා විවාහ වන්නිය. දෙමවුපියන්ගේ කීමට ද පිටුපාමින් අනතුරුව ඊජිප්තුවේ ස්ථිර පදිංචියට පැමිණෙන ජැකී , තම ස්වාමිපුරුෂයාගේ සැබෑ ස්වරූපය අනාවරණය වීමත් සමග සිය ජීවිතයේ මහා ඛේදවාචකයකට මුලපුරන්නිය. ඔමාර්ට දාව දියණියන් දෙදෙනකුගේ මවක් වන ඇය . ගබ්සාවන් දෙකකට ගොදුරුවෙමින් තිරස්විත අතවරවලට හා අපමණ කෲරකම්වලට ද මුහුණ දෙයි. අනතුරුව ඇයගේ එකම පරමාර්ථය වන්නේ මේ අපා දුකෙන් ගැලවී යලි එංගලන්තයට පලා යාමයි.
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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?
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.
A woman; a war; a child that changed everything. Spanning the sweep of the twentieth century, we must be brave is a luminous and profoundly moving novel about the people we rescue and the ways in which they rescue us back. She was fast asleep on the back seat of the bus. Curled up, thumb in mouth. Four, maybe five years old. I turned around. The last few passengers were shuffling away from me down the aisle to the doors. ‘whose is this child?’ i called. Nobody looked back.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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