තහනම් ආදරයක්. මාරාන්තික වසංගතයක්. පෘථිවියේ ඉරණම එක් තරුණියක් මත රඳා පවතියි. නව බීජිං නුවර වාසය කරන දක්ෂ යන්ත්ර සූත්ර ශිල්පිනියක වන සින්ඩර් සයිබෝර්ගයකු ද වෙයි. ඇගේ කුඩම්මාගේ දරුණු නිග්රහවලට නිතරම බඳුන් වෙන ඇයට ඇගේ සුළු සහෝදරියට එක් වරම වැළඳෙන රෝගයත් ඇගේ වරදින් සිදු වූවක් බවට දොස් අහන්න සිදු වෙයි. නමුත් ඇගේ ජීවිතය කඩවසම් කයි කුමරුගේ ජීවිතය සමග එකට වෙළෙන වේලාවේ දුෂ්ට රැජිනකගේ ආශාවන් හා ඉතාමත් භයානක පෙළඹවීමක් අතර වූ දරුණු සටනකට ඇය මැදි වෙයි. සින්ඩර් යුතුකම හා නිදහස මෙන්ම පක්ෂපාතකම හා පාවාදීම අතර සිර වී සිටියි. දැන් පෘථිවියේ අනාගතය සුරැකීමට නම් ඇය තමන්ගේ අබිරහස් අතීතය ගැන වූ රහස් හෙළි කර ගත යුතුය.මෙය ඔබට මතක සුරංගනා කතාව නොවේ. නමුත් මෙය ඔබට අමතක නොවෙන කතාවකි.
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 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:
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.