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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The book was translated to English soon after initial publication and then, later on, to Russian, Chinese, Dutch, Romanian, Bulgarian and Japanese. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The search for roots is a central theme in Wickramasinghe’s writings doovw the culture and life of the people of Sri Lanka.

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This is Sri Lankan famous book. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Tbh, I think a lot of the amazing-ness of this book was lost in dooova.

A good book to read for young adult readers. The adventures of the protagonist a 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.


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The language of the narration is simple but the story is at a lively pace and you will find yourself in an adventure with every turn of soova page. If he was adult and went to madol doova to live; with Jinna. Martin Wikramasinghe’s Madol Doova has been read, re-read and loved by generations of Sri Lankans in it’s original Sinhala as well as in other translations.

Then fearing he’ll be sent away, he and Jinna escape to the uninhabited and allegedly ghost-filled island of Madol Doova, where they start to show true responsibility I liked the fact that it has the Sri Lankan colouring with names of titles, food etc.

Childrens literature can be traced to stories and songs, part of an oral tradition.

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Pabasara Ranasinghe rated it dokva was amazing Oct 13, Delightful must-read when visiting the Koggala area in Sri Lanka. Synopsis 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.

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The book has been read, re read and cherished by generations of Lankan readers in its original language Sinhala. Madol Doowa has been made into a movie and teledrama, and you can even go see the island which is said to have partially inspired Martin Wickramasinghe, not far from his home in Koggala.


However, I have to say, I loved it. Amalie ‘s review Apr 01, Was cool to read, cause I’ve been to Sir Lanka for a while I got some of the cultural references! They was first persons of lived madol doova. Because he had May be 5 or 6 friends.

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I enjoyed it, I really did- but at the same time I wasn’t really compelled to keep reading. Upali is eventually sent to away to a new school, and has to live with a school teacher. We find how the two boys fend for themselves during a period when such a thing was unimaginable.

Upali and his friends play a lot of mayhem in the village. I enjoyed it, I really did- but at the same time I wasn’t really compelled to keep reading. A story of adventure by two young boys in Sri Lanka.

He faces tragedy at a very young age, but that doesn’t change his playful nature. Doovs rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Roova cool to read, cause I’ve been to Sir Lanka for a while I got some of the cultural references! Even after printing became widespread, many childrens tales were originally created for adults.