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City of the Lion by Carl Muller

In Children of the Lion, Carl Muller recreated the story of the conquest of Lanka by Sihabahu and Sihasivali’s eldest son, the disgraced and...

Upon a Sleepless Isle by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Dense green forests in Yala, white-sand coasts in Trincomalee, azure waters off the South Coast, Anuradhapura's ancient temples, and cricket. Civil war, political assassinations,...

Must-Reads by Local Authors

Sri Lankan literature has always taken its readers on an enchanting pathway through time, enriched with folklore, culture and heritage. Our local authors have...

The Beast – Jude Perera

Cloaked in mist and shadows, four close friends begin their search for a mysterious ‘beast’ in the spooky nighttime wilderness of their homeland. Little...

Sri Lankan Snakes: How to Deal With A Snakebite

Running into snakes and other creepy crawlies is just one of those (not-so-amazing) perks of living in a tropical country. While it’s almost become a...

A Voice in the Wind – Francine Rivers

A Voice in the Wind transports readers back to Jerusalem during the first Jewish-Roman War, some seventy years after the death of Christ. Following...

Love May Fail – Matthew Quick

Portia Kane is having a meltdown. After escaping her ritzy Florida life and her cheating pornographer husband, she finds herself transported back to South...

Why Sri Lanka Needs to Hear Mother Nature’s Call for Attention

  Our planet is self-destructing - what are we doing about it?   Across the world, climate change has resulted in one of the hottest seasons on...

Kite Season in Sri Lanka

The beloved sport of designing and flying a kite has become so ingrained into our blood that it has become far more than a...

Where to Beat the Heat When in Galle

Galle is an architectural gem of a city that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The colonial town has...

Red Harvest – Joe Schreiber

The era of the Old Republic is a dark and dangerous time, as Jedi Knights valiantly battle the Sith Lords and their ruthless armies....

The Star Touched Queen- Roshani Chokshi

Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her...