ශිව – මෙලුහාවේ අමරණීයයෝ
ක්රිස්තු පූර්ව 1900 ආසන්න යුගය, වර්තමාන ඉන්දියානුවෝ වැරදි ලෙස අවබෝධ කරගනිමින් ඉන්දු නිම්න ශිෂ්ඨාචාරය යනුවෙන් හඳුන්වති. එකල පැවැති සාඩම්බර අධිරාජ්යය මෙලූහාව පාලනය කළෝ සූර්ය වංශිකයෝ වෙති. අධිරාජ්යය වෙත එල්ල වූ බොහෝ බාහිර තර්ජනවලට මූලිකව සිටින්නන් චන්ද්ර වංශිකයන් සහ නාගයන් බව සූර්ය වංශිකයන් ගේ අදහස විය. සූර්ය වංශිකයන්ට තිබූ එකම අපේක්ෂාව ඉපැරැණි ප්රවාදය යි. නියම විරුවා නිසි වේලාවේ දී දුෂ්ඨ බව පරදවනු පිණිස පැමිණෙන අතර ඔහු ගේ ග්රීවය නිල් පැහැති ය. මේ, ඉපැරැණි ප්රවාදයන් නිසාම දෙවියකු බවට පත් වූ සැබෑ මිනිසකු ගේ කතාවයි. කර්මය විසින් දෙවියන් ගේ දෙවියා, මහා දෙවියා බවට පත් කළ සරල ප්රාථමික ගෝත්රිකයා ගේ පුවතයි.
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
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.
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.
Alice had come halfway across the world to find that, yet again, she was considered wanting. Well, she thought, if that was what everyone thought, she might as well live up to it.’ england, late 1930s, and alice wright – restless, stifled – make an impulsive decision to marry wealthy american bennett van cleve and leave her home and family behind. But stuffy, disapproving baileyville, kentucky, where her husband favours work over his wife and is dominated by his overbearing father, is not the adventure – or the escape – that she hoped for.
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
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
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?
Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with percy – after six months of being apart, thanks to hera – it looks like camp jupiter is preparing for war. As annabeth and her friends jason, piper, and leo fly in on the argo ii, she can’t blame the roman demigods for thinking the ship is a greek weapon
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.
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.
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.
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.