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Books I have read

Lately, I was trying to remember some Russian novels that I have read, and realized that it is a really hard thing to do. So thought to have some kind of a record, and here we are. You are welcome to leave a comment on anything, or may be recommend a book.

  1. Mother - Maxim Gorky (Sinhala)
  2. (Yakada Pravahaya) - ( ---) (Sinhala)
  3. Three years - Anton Chekov (Sinhala)
  4. (Sara Bhoomi) - (---) (Sinhala)
  5. Dr. Zhivago - Boris Pasternak (English)
  6. And Quite Flows Don - Mikhail Solokhov (Sinhala)
  7. My Universities - Maxim Gorky (Sinhala)
  8. How The Steel Was Tampered - Nicolai Ostrovsky (Sinhala)
  9. A Story Of A Real Man - Boris Polevoi (Sinhala)
  10. The Iron Flood - Alexander Serafimovich Popov (Sinhala)
  11. Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain (Sinhala)
  12. Huck Finn - Mark Twain (Sinhala)
  13. David Copperfield (Sinhala)
  14. Lorna Doone (Sinhala)
  15. Heidy - Johanna Spyri (Sinhala)
  16. Animal Farm - George Orwell (Sinhala)
  17. '1984' - George Orwell (Sinhala)
  18. Space Odyssey 2001 - Arthur C Clark (Sinhala)
  19. 2010 - Arthur C Clark (Sinhala)
  20. 2064 - Arthur C Clark (Sinhala)
  21. 3001 - Arthur C Clark (Sinhala)
  22. Fountains of Paradise - Arthur C Clark (Sinhala)
  23. Children of Dust - Part I (...)
  24. The Sacred Stone - Olive Cusler
  25. Journeys of Socrates - Dan Millman
  26. The Kite Runner - Khalid Hussaini
  27. The Alchemist - Paulo Coehlo
  28. Wild White Boy - R. L Spittle
  29. Where the White Sambhur Roams - R. L. Spittle
And more, I'll add later.


  1. any love stories? I want to read..

  2. :( naaah..! i read my first love story in sinhala waaaaaay after i started reading other books, and that was about it ...! lol (oh mayb lorna doone counts .. )


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