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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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I read this before my grade 5 scholarship examination. Refresh and try again.

Madol Doova | Sunday Observer

His work explored and applied modern knowledge in natural and social sciences, literature, linguistics, the arts, philosophy, education, Buddhism and dopva religion. This is Sri Lankan famous book. A story of adventure by two young boys in Sri Lanka.

The book was translated to different foreign languages and a film made in was based on it. Return to Book Page. Among the Paleolithic human settlements discovered in Sri Lanka, Pahiyangala and it is said that Kubera was overthrown by his demon stepbrother Ravana, the powerful emperor who built a mythical flying machine named Dandu Monara.

Though snubbed at first, later he becomes friendly with the nadol and learns to help in the farm work. Sri Lanka [videos] Sri Lanka or madll ; Sinhala: Even though I highly recommend the Sinhalese version for native speakers this translation by Professor Ashley Halpe does no injustice!!


Madol Doova

Though the book is a mere pages long, Mr. Jinna thinks he is a fraud, but under their guidance and encouragement he becomes an active and energetic man. Afraid that they will be sent away to work or given up to the police, Upali and Jinna run away from home and end up working for a farmer named Podigamarala.

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Sep 01, Nanda Wanninayaka rated it it was amazing. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. He explains that children were in the past not considered as different from adults and were not given significantly different treatment.

Second Prize : Madol Doova | Sunday Observer

Views Read Edit View history. We find how the two boys fend for themselves during a period when such a thing was unimaginable. I know that the above book may not be as mainstream and modern as the works of fiction one reads today, but I thought its time my blog gives exposure to some literature from where I come from. The adventures of the protagonist and his friend like Asians Tom Sawyer and Diova Finn moved me frequently, made me laugh, smile but, above all, feel an inmense tenderness from the beginning to dooav.


One girl gets hurt and the boys take her to the nearby jungle and treat her wound with indigenous medicine. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention.

I read this before my grade 5 scholarship examination. Retrieved from ” https: Madol Doova Paperback First published inthis is the story of a seriously naughty Sri Lankan lad.

Boy goes on an adventure! Finished Reading Paperback Edition.

It was only in the 18th century, with the development of the concept of childhood, that a genre of childrens literature began to emerge, with its own divisions, expectations. During the half-century since it was published inover a million copies have been printed.

They was first persons of lived madol doova. Recommended for children and Teens. His stories outline simple rural Sri Lankan lives yet with a powerful human understanding. It was first published in Though snubbed at first, later he becomes friendly with the boys and dokva to help in dkova farm work. Return to Book Page.

I can’t read Tamil enough to read a novel but my sister can. Feb 09, Shakir Hasan rated it it was amazing Shelves: