Synopsis Madol Doova translated as Mangrove Island, written and set in rural Sri Lanka, is a sequence of escapades of a young boy, Upali. Madol Doova [Martin Wickramasinghe, Ashley Halpe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Madol Doova is a children’s novel and. But I like “Madol Duwa” by Martin Wicramasinghe. The main characters of the book are Upali Giniwell and Jinna. Upali is an intelligent boy.

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Sri Lanka has a rich Buddhist heritage, and the first known Buddhist writings of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed doovs a semi-presidential system. Books by Martin Wickramasinghe. Then Upali loves adventures and it is this teenage venturesomeness that leads Upali and Jinna Upali’s friend and a sevent-boy in his household to walk away from the class structure and make bold choicesface the consequences and to face the noovel in their own terms. Very few people know that the name of the story, “Madol Doova”, actually means “island of mangroves”.

Can be the best young adult fiction written in Sinhalese. I feel regardless of where you live or where Upali comes from, his trials, his emotions and the pickles he gets himself into are surprisingly relatable and reaches beyond cultures. Open Preview See a Problem? His author friends was Dagadasa,Jinadasa and More Later they learn that he is a fugitive and lives in the island due to fear of police.


He purchased paperback odova from publishers, ordered large print maddol to keep prices low. Modern childrens literature is classified in two different ways, genre or the age of the reader. His best friend also was Jinna.

Want to Read saving…. Danushi Fernando rated it it was amazing Dec 11, No trivia or quizzes yet. The two start a farm and reap a good harvest as well. The book recounts the misadventures of Upali Npvel and his friends on the Southern coast of Sri Lanka during the s. Refresh and try again. Another man called Punchi Mahaththaya arrives on the isalnd.

It portrays childhood friendship in rural SL time ago so we have to relate the episodes to a certain historical moment without judging them. Oct 24, Tham Daz rated it it was amazing. Madol Doova is one of Martin Wickramasinghe’s best known books.

A good book for children as well as adults. His nationality is Sri Lankan. Peiris first real work with production came when he joined a group called Drama Circle. However, I have to say, I loved it. The novel noveo been translated into several languages, and was made into a film of the same name in There is some similarity in the approach of the novel to R.

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The Little Prince is one of the best-selling books ever published. It was written by Martin Wickramasinghe and it was published for the first time in Even dooova I highly recommend the Sinhalese version for native speakers this translation by Professor Ashley Halpe does no injustice!! No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Recommended for children and Teens. A maeol book to read for young adult readers. I approached this book by friendship as a lovely friend gifted me this book as representative of the literature of her country, so my predisposition to read it was beyond the mere literary motivation. They finally try to live on the small island covered by forests and which is supposed to be haunted.