Authors Posts by Yelani Peiris

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The Courtesan – Alexandra Curry

The year is 1881. Seven-year-old Jinhua is left an orphan, alone and unprotected. For seven silver coins, she is sold to a brothel-keeper and...

How to be Single on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all fun and games until everyone you know is getting married but you - you are horrifically, undoubtedly, irrevocably single. But...

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the...

The Castle of Otranto – Horace Walpole

First published pseudonymously in 1764, The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades....

5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Hike Today

National Take a Hike Day falls on the 17th of November and is an event that originated in the United States. In Sri Lanka,...