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Sri Lanka- Fiction

Abeysekara, Tissa. Bringing Tony home :a story in three movements.Rajagiriya :T. Abeysekara,1998

Abeysekara, Tissa . In My Kingdom of the Sun and the Holy Peak . Colombo : Vijitha Yapa, 2007

Amerasinghe, Premini. Tangled Threads. Colombo : Sarasavi Publishers, 2010

Arasanayagam, Jean.  All is burning.New Delhi :Penguin Books,1995

Arasanayagam,  Jean. Inheritance. Colombo :S. Godage & Brothers,2001.

Arasanayagam, Jean. Fragments of a journey . Kandy :Jean Arasanayagam,1992

Arasanayagam, Jean. In the garden secretly and other stories.New Delhi :Penguin Books,2000

Arasanayagam, Jean. Peacocks and dreams.New Delhi :Navrang,1996

Bartholomeusz, Mark. Boomerang : a fascinating tale of the diabolic love, lust and exorcism.  New York: Carlton Press, 1983

Bartholomeusz, Mark. Of love and squalor and other stories. Colombo: Hansa Publishers, 1971

Bird, Geoffrey. One Man's Empire. London : Macmillan, 2008

Blacker, David. Cause Untrue. Colombo: Perera Hussein, 2005

Boyagoda, Randy. Beggar’s Feast. Canada: Viking, 2011

Bull, Bartle. China Star. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2006

Bunny, Sam. Estuary. Colombo: Bay Owl Press, 2011

Cambrai , Jeanne . Murder in the Pettah. New Delhi : Penguin, 2001

Candappa, E.C.T.  The Palm of His Hand:  Published by Indialog Publications, New Delhi; 2003

Carrere, Emmanuel. Lives Other Than My Own. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2011

Chandraratna, Bandula. Eye for an eye. London : Orion, 2002.

Chandraratna, Bandula . Mirage. London : Phoenix House, 2000

Chandrasekaram, Visakesa. Tigers Don't Confess.  Mumbai : Frog Books, 2011

Clarke, Arthur C. Fountains of paradise. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979

Corris, Peter. Browning sahib. Pymble, NSW: Harper Collins, 1994

Cooray, Rozaine. Colours of the Sun. Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2010

De Kretser, Michelle. Hamilton Case. Milsons Point, NSW: Vintage, 2004.

De Kretser, Michelle. Questions of Travel.  Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2012

De Mel, Premala. Trapped and Other Stories . Colombo : Vijitha Yapa, 2007

De Silva, Nalini.  Serendib, Isle of dreams. Frankston [Vic.] :Nalini de Sielvie, c1998.

De Silva, Colin. Winds of Sinhala. New York: Doubleday, 1982

De Silva, Colin. Founts of Sinhala. London: Granada, 1984

De Silva, Colin. Fires of Sinhala. London: Grafton, 1986

De Silva, Colin. Last Sinhala lions. London: Grafton, 1987

De Silva, Colin. Alhambra: arena of assassins. London :Grafton,1992.

De Silva. Daya. Shattered hopes.New Delhi :Prestige Books,c200

De Silva, Nihal. Far Spent Day. Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publicaions, 2004

De Silva, Nihal. Giniralla Conspiracy. Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publicaions, 2005

De Silva, Nihal. Road from Elephant Pass. Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publicaions, 2003

De Silva, Shirley. While Good Men Slept. Colombo: Shirley De Silva, 2006

Devendra, Tissa. On Horseshoe Street. Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publicaions, 2005

Dias, Reginald. The orphan. Padukka :State Print. Corp.,1999

Dissanayake, Aditha , My Mind is Made Up I'm afraid it's You, short stories, 2003.

Dissanayake, Daya The bastard goddess. 2003 on line at http://www.saadhu.com/goddess/

Dissanayake, Daya, Thirst, 2004 on line for free reading at http://www.saadhu.com/thirst/

Dissanayake, Daya, Vessan novu vedun, first sinhala e-novel for free reading at http://www.saadhu/com/sinhala/

Dissanayake, Daya. The Saadhu Testament - published as an electronic novel 1998. at www.saadhu.com.

Dissanayake, Daya. Kat bitha - 5th & 10th century Sigiriya. Historical fiction. Author published

Dissanayake, Daya. The healer & the drug pusher - iUnivers.com. 2000.

Edirisinghe, PAdma. From Flower to Pawn. Colombo : Godage International, 2006

Ferry, Ashok. Good Little Ceylonese Girl. Colombo : Ashok Ferry, 2006

Ferry, Ashok. Colpetty  People. Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2005

Fernando, Chitra. Three women. Colombo: Lake House Investments, 1983.

Fernando, Shavindra. The vague poetess.Colombo :Ceylon Printers,1999

Fernando, Milton. SATKULU PAWWA MATHIN in Sinhalese (A collection of 16 Indian stories)

Fernandopulle, Neil. Shrapnel :A collection of short stories.Nugegoda :Sarasavi Publishers, 2000

Freeman, Ru. A Disobedient Girl. London: Viking , 2009

Ganeshananthan, V. V. Love Marriage . London : Orion, 2008.

Ganewatta, Palitha. Le Huru suvanda. Colombo 2001. (In Sinhala). Piyasiri Printing Systems, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. Rupees 150

Gomes, Shehani. Learning to Fly. Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2008

Gooneratne, Vernon. A feast of carnivores.Colombo :ANCL Publication,1998.

Gooneratne, Yasmine (ed.) Stories from Sri lanka. Hong Kong: Heinemann Asia, 1979

Gooneratne, Yasmine. Change of skies. Sydney: Picador, 1991

Gooneratne, Yasmine. Pleasures of conquest. Milsons Point, N.S.W.: Vintage, 1995. ISBN 009183211X

Gooneratne, Yasmine. Masterpiece and other stories. Indialog Publications Pvt. Ltd. 2002

Gooneratne, Yasmine. Sweet and Simple Kind. Colombo: Perera Hussein Books, 2006.

Goonewardene, James. The tribal hangover.New Delhi :Penguin Books,1995

Goonewardene, James. Awakening of doctor Kirthi and other stories. Colombo: Lake House Investments, 1976

Goonewardene, James. One mad bid for freedom. New Delhi: Penguin, 1990

Goonetilleke, D.C.R.A. (ed.) Modern Sri Lankan stories. Delshi: Sri Satguru Publications, 1986

Gunaratne, Mahesara. Between Two Wars. Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2010

Gunaratne, Mahasara. Doomsday. Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2010

Gunaratne, Suvimalee. Bili puja. Colombo: Hansa Publishers, 1973

Gunesekera, Romesh. Monkfish moon. London: Granta Books, 1992

Gunesekera, Romesh. Reef. London: Granta Books, 1994

Gunesekara, Romesh. Sandglass Granta Books.

Gunesekera, Romesh.  Heaven's edge . London  : Bloomsbury, 2002. ISBN 0747559147

Gunasekera, Romesh. The Match. London: Bloomsbury, 2007.

Gunesekera, Romesh. Prisoner of Paradise. London: Bloomsbury, 2012

Govinnage, Sunil. Black Swans and Other Stories ( Acollection of short stories) Writer's Showcase Press 2002

Govinnage, Sunil. White Mask: A Collection of New Australian Poetry. iUniverse 2004.

Gunaratne, Mahasara. Uncle Arthur : A vintage suspence novel. London :Minerva Press,1997.

Gunaratne, Mahasara. The lilac of the tabebua :a saga of friendship.Colombo :Mahasara Gunaratne,c1996

Gunawardena , Edward . Blood and Cyanide : a Contemporary Sri Lankna Tragedy. Colombo : E. Gunawardena , 2000.

Hower, Edward. Garden of Demons. Princeton, NJ: Ontario Review Press, 2003

Hower, Edward. Shadows and Elephants. Wellfleet , Mass. : Leapfrog Press, 2002

Hussein, Ameena. Fifteen.Colombo :International Centre for Ethnic Studies,c1999

Hussein, Ameena. Blue : Stories for Adults. Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2010

Hussein, Ameena. Moon in the Water.  Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2009

Iddamalgoda, Sobani. Tapestry. Colombo : Godage International, 2004        

Illangaratne, T. B. The matchmaker.  Colombo :Lake House Investments,1974

Ingram, Brandon. Fairy Dance. Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2007

Isaac, Frances. Strands of serendipity. Gungahlin, A.C.T. :CRIS (Australia) Global Consultancy,1999.

Kristopher. Unchangeable Spots of Leopards. New York : Viking, 2013

Jayatillake, K. Three characters. Translated by Edwin Ariyadasa. Colombo: Pradeepa, 1973

Jayawardena, Elmo. Sam's story. Colombo :Vijitha Yapa Publications, 2001.

Jayawardena , Elmo . Last Kingdom of Sinhalay. Colombo : M.D. Gunasena & Co. Ltd., 2003

Jayawardena, Elmo. Rainbows in Braille. Colombo : M. D. Gunasena, 2007

Jayawardena, Gunasiri. Some walk tall. Dehiwala :Sridevi Printers, 1999

Jayewardene, Prasanna W . A journey forward .Colombo :M.D. Gunasena & Co.,2000.

Jeganathan, Pradeep.At the Water’s Edge. New York: South Focus Press, 2004

Jonklaas, Rodney. Monsoon. Colombo :M. D. Gunasena,1975.

Joseph, Shane. Redemption in Paradise Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2004

Karunaratne, Garvin. The vidane's daughter.Nugegoda :Sarasavi Publishers,1998.

Karunatilaka, Shehan. Chinaman : The Legend of Pradeep Mathew. Colombo : Shehan Karunatilaka, 2010

Kulatunga, Sita. The high chair and cancer days.Nugegoda : Sarasavi Book Shop,1997.

Kulatunga, Sita. Dari, the third wife.Dehiwala :Sridevi Printers,1992

Liyanagedera, Neela. Strands of Serendipity. Canberra: Neela Liyanagedera, 1996

Lokuge, Chandani. Moth and other stories. Sydney: Dangaroo Press, 1992

Lokuge, Chandani. If the moon smiled . Penguin Australia 2000.

Lokuge, Chandani. Turtle Nest. Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin Books, 2003

Lokuge, Chandani. Softly, As I Leave You. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2011

Luloff, Joanna. Beach at Galle Road : Stories of Sri Lanka.  Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.

Madduma Bandara , C.M.S.J. St. Anarchy's College.New Delhi :Rupa & Co.,1994

Marthenesz, Trixie . Mum's the word.Dehiwala :Sridevi Printers,1996.

Meidav, Edie. Far Field. Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 2001

Mohanraj, Mary Anne . Bodies in Mtion. New York : HarperCollins, 2005

Muller, Carl. Jam fruit tree. New Delhi: Penguin, 1993

Muller, Carl. Yakada yaka. New Delhi: Penguin, 1994

Muller, Carl. Spit and polish. New Delhi: Penguin, 1998

Muller, Carl. Once upon a tender time :the concluding part of the Von Bloss family saga .New Delhi,  Penguin Books,1995.

Muller, Carl. Children of the lion New Delhi: Viking,199

Muller, Carl. Colombo :a novel.New Delhi : Penguin Books,1995

Muller, Carl.A funny thing happened on the way to the cemetery.New Delhi :Penguin Books,1995.

Muller, Carl. Wedding Night. Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2007

Muller, Car.Grandeur of the Lion.New Delhi : Penguin Books, 2012

Ondaatje, Michael. Running in the family. London: Bloomsbury, 1992

Ondaatje, Michael.  Anil’s ghost. London: Picador, 2000

Ondaatje, Michael. Coming Through Slaughter. Toronto: House of Anansi, 1976 Anansi Fiction Series.

Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1992

Ondaatje, Michael. The Broken Ark: a Book of Beasts. Drawings by Tony Urquhart. Poems chosen by Michael Ondaatje. [Ottawa] Oberon Press [1971]

Ondaatje, Michael. Leonard Cohen. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, 1970

Ondaatje, Michael. The man with seven toes. Toronto, Coach House Press, 1969.

Ondaatje, Michael. The Dainty Monsters. Toronto, Coach House Press, 1967.

Ondaatje, Michael. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left Handed Poems. Toronto: Anansi, 1970 New York: Berkley, 1975.

Ondaatje, Michael. Rat Jelly. Toronto, Coach House Press, 1973.

Ondaatje, Michael. Elimination Dance. Coldstream. Ilderton, Ontario: Nairn Coldstream, 1978.

Ondaatje, Michael. There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do: Poems 1963-1978. N.Y: Norton, 1979. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1979.

Ondaatje, Michael. The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems. New York: Knopf, 1991. New York: Vintage, 1997.

Ondaatje, Michael. Two Poems. Milwaukee, WI: Woodland Pattern, 1986.

Ondaatje, Michael. Secular Love. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1984. New York: W.W. Norton, 1985.

Ondaatje, Michael. Tin Roof. Lantzvile, B.C., Canada: Island Writing Series, 1982.

Ondaatje, Michael. In the Skin of a Lion. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987

Ondaatje, Michael. Cat’s Table. London : Jonathan Cape, 2011

Perera, C. Gaston . Sons of the Rebel. Colombo : Vijitha Yapa , 2005

Perera , Maurice . One More Sunrise . Lodon: Athena , 2003

Proctor, Raja. Forever life: short stories from Ceylon. Lahore: Afro-Asian Book Club, 1967

Proctor, Raja. Illicit immigrant. St. Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press, 1981

Proctor, Raja.Waiting for Surabiel .St. Lucia, Qld. :University of Queensland Press,c1981.

Rajakarunanayake, Thiranjani Sunethra . Attaining age. Nugegoda : Nihal Rajakarunanayake,1997

Ranasinghe, Anne.Desire and other stories. Colombo :English Writers Cooperative of Sri Lanka,1994.

Ranawake, Siri. Time and Chance. Canberra : Pandanus Books, 2006

Ratnayake, Premil. War and warriors.Colombo :S. Godage & Bros.,1996

Roberts, Karen. The flower boy. New Delhi :Penguin Books India, 1999.

Roberts, Karen. The Flower Boy. Great Britain: Phoenix House, 1999

Roberts, Karen. July. London: Weindfeld & Nicholson, 2001

Roberts, Karen. Lament of the Dhobi Woman. Colombo : Perera Hussein Publishing House, 2010

Samarasinghe Sara, "Dalaina" self published through AuthorHouse books USA 2007

Sarachchandra, E.R. Curfew and a full moon. Hong Kong: Heinemann Asia, 1978.

Sarachchandra, E.R. With the begging bowl. Delhi: B.R. Publishing, 1986

Sarachchandra, E.R. Foam upon the stream: a Japanese elegy. Paris: UNESCO, 1987

Selvadurai, Shyam. Funny boy : a novel in six stories. London: Jonathan Cape, 1994

Selvadurai, Shyam. Cinnamon gardens . London :Anchor,1999.

Selvadurai, Shyam. Swimming in the MonsoonSea. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2005

Senannayake, Sanjaya. Chilli, Chicks and Heart-Attacks.  Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2010

Seneviratne, Maureen. Many Coloured Life. Colombo : Maureen Seneviratne, 2008

Seneviratne , Maureen. Nights of the dark moon.Colombo :Swastika (Private) Ltd.,1995

Seneviratne , Maureen. Leaves from the Asvattha :a collection of short stories.Colombo :Women's Education & Research Centre,1991.

Seneviratne , Maureen. The collected short stories.Colombo :Swastika (Private) Ltd.,c1999.

Serasinghe,Kesara . A south side story.Colombo :Samayawardhana,1998

Sirimanne Hyde, Samantha. Villawood Express and Other Stories . Canberra : Ginninderra Press, 2007

Siriwardhana, Eileen. Another dawn was breaking.Nugegoda, Sri Lanka :Perali Publishers,1990.

Siriwardena, Regi. The lost lenore :a tale. Colombo :Regi Siriwardena,1996

Siriwardena, Regi. Among my souvenirs.Colombo :International Centre for Ethnic Studies,c1997

Sivanandan, A. When memory dies. London : Arcadia Books, 1997 .

Sivanadan, A. Where the dance is :stories from two worlds and three. London :Arcadia,2000.

Smith, Phil. Tiger Stripe. Burleigh , Qld. : Zeus Publications, 2004.

Solomons, Stephen. A Lesser God.  Brighton, [England] : Book Guild, 2012

Spittel, Richard Lionel. Savage sanctuary. London: Rich and Cowan, 1941

Spittel, Richard lionel. Brave island. Colombo: Lake House Investments, 1966

Swan , Rose . Message of Love. Bath , England : Chivers Press, 2001

Tearne, Roma. Mosquito. Pymble, NSW: Harper, 2007

Tearne, Roma. Bone China . London : Harper Press, 2008

Tearne, Roma. Road to Urbino. London : Abacus, 2012

Tillakaratne, Lokubanda. Pulse of the jungle.Ratmalana :Vishva Lekha, 2000

Vijayatunga, Jinadasa. Grass for my feet. London: Howard Baker, 1970

Weerasooriya, Hubert. Mud house to mansion :a novel in two parts.Ratmalana :Vishva Lekha

West, Julian. Serpent in Paradise. London: Atlantic, 2007.

Wickremesekera, Channa. Distant Warriors. Colombo: Perera-Hussein Publishing House, 2005

Wickremesekera, Channa. In the Same Boat. Colombo : Bay Owl Press, 2010

Wickramasinghe, Martin. Lay bare the roots. Translated by Lakshmi de Silva. Colombo: M.D. Gunasena

Wickramasinghe, Martin. Madol doova. Translated by Ashley halpe. Dehiwala, Sri Lanka: Tisara Prakasakayo, 1976

Wijenaike, Punyakante. An enemy within.Ratmalana :Sarvodaya Vishva Lekha Publishers,1998.

Wijenaike, Punyakante. Third woman and other stories. Maharagama: Saman Publishers, 1963

Wijenaike, Punyakante. Rebel. Colombo: Lake House Investments, 1979

Wijenaike, Punyakante. Yukthi and other stories. Kelaniya :New Kelani Printers, 1991

Wijenaike, Punyakante. To follow the sun.Colombo :M.D. Gunasena & Co.,1995.

Wijenaike, Punyakante. Giraya.Colombo :Lake House Investments,1971.

Wijenaike, Punyakante. The unbinding :A story of rebirth and other stories .Ratmalana :Sarvodaya Vishva Lekha Publications, 2001

Wijesinha, Rajiva. Servants - a cycle . Colombo McCallum Books,c1995

Wijesinha, Rajiva. An English education. A novel. Colombo McCallum Books,c1996

Wijesinha, Rajiva. The Lady hippopotamus and other stories.Colombo English Writers Cooperative of Sri Lanka,c1991.

Wijesuriya, Usula P. Slowly down the river. Panadura Usula P. Wijesuriya,1992

Witanachchi, Lailtha K. The wind blows over the hills short stories. Colombo :ANCL Commercial Print. Dept.,1993

Woolf, Leonard. Village in the jungle. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1981

We gratefully acknowldge the continuing valuable assistance received from Mr. Lal Kuruppu in correcting and updating this list.