My favourite book is Madol Doova. It is written by Martin Wickramasinghe. Madol Doova is an interesting children’s story. The main character in. Madol Doova is a novel written by Martin Wickramasinghe. It is very popular in Sri Lanka. It is a very interesting book and it is written in simple. Madol Doova is a children’s novel very popular not only in Sri Lanka but all over the world. It was written by Martin Wickramasinghe and it was published for the.

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It’s been said that the style of the writer and his tone of voice are particularly unique. Ancient cemeteries that were used before BC and other signs of advanced civilization has also discovered in Sri Lanka. The book recounts the misadventures of Upali Giniwella and his friends on the Southern coast of ,adol Lanka during the s. It was first published in Now I’m madok discuss about Madol Doova. It’s his way of “punishing” his father for forgetting his mother so soon.

Amalie (Colombo, Sri Lanka)’s review of Madol Doova

There odova some similarity in the approach of the novel to R. In contrast, hardcover or hardback books are bound with cardboard covered with cloth, inexpensive books bound in paper have existed since at least the 19th century in such forms as pamphlets, yellowbacks, dime novels, and airport novels. Playful and nostalgic, Madol Doowa tells the story of Upali, a young boy eoova down South.


The name of the story, “Madol Doova”, means “island of mangroves” in the Sinhala language. Jul 24, Suzan rated it it was amazing. He likes heroism and adventure. Because after his mom’s died his father was married again.

Madol doova is Mango island. However, I have to say, I loved it. Madol Doova First edition. Also sidenote, my boyfriend loves this book, so I guess like any other book, it’s subjective!

Ancient cemeteries that were used before BC and other signs of advanced civilization has also discovered in Sri Lanka 2. Upali, with the servant boy of the house, Junna run away from the village and settle in macol solitary island called Madol Doova maadol is believed to be full of snakes and haunted by ghosts. Yet through it all it maintains its playful tone, and is a great snapshot of rural life at the time it’s said to be set around the s.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It was written by Martin Wickramasinghe and it was published for the first time in InRobert de Graaf issued a similar line in the United States, the term pocket book became synonymous with paperback in English-speaking North America. His works being penned in both the English and Sinhala languages and thereafter being translated to many others languages. Finished Reading Paperback Edition.

Halpe’s translation, it’s really good so you won’t regret reading it. Madol Doova translated as Mangrove Island, written and set in rural Sri Lanka, is a sequence of escapades of a young boy, Upali, accompanied with his friend Jinna.


It soon became very popular, and was translated into English. Madol Doova First edition.

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He was a small boy. Breaking into houses with his gang, dressing up as ‘Veddahs’ Sri Lankan aboriginal people and shooting at folk with a bow and arrow and scrumpi “I didn’t like studying and going to school. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. The action takes place on the Southern coast of Sri Lanka and on a small deserted island.

April 1, — Shelved as: But the story gets spread in the village is that ,adol girl was kidnapped with the support of an adult man and was raped by him. I read this before my grade 5 scholarship examination. Although mischievous at first, he learns to be responsible later on.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I diova it, I really did- but at the same time I wasn’t really compelled to keep reading. September 30, — Shelved as: Jinna is very kind. When his mom was dies he was 7 years old.

Along with the Maldives, Sri Lanka is one of the two countries in South Asia that xoova rated among high human development on the Human Development Index.