Launch of book ‘Adventures of Rudra an Investigator’

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Foremost Books will launch its publication ‘Adventures of Rudra an Investigator’ the first collection of short stories by Ananda Liyanage on 6 May at 4 p.m. at the National Library and Documentation Services Board Auditorium, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7. 

In addition to this Ananda Liyanage has authored four novels ‘The Legacy’, ‘The Deception’, ‘The Vengeance’, ‘The Prophecy’, a textbook ‘Mechanics of International Trade’, now in its second edition and a brief biographical essay ‘Reminiscences & Reflections’. All books have been translated into Sinhala. 

‘Adventures of Rudra an Investigator’ is a collection of detective short stories of an investigator who lived in colonial Ceylon. The stories mainly cover the period between the two wars in the 20th century and are narrated by his companion. This book contains fascinating factual details of events leading up to the second world war and historically interesting places and events in Sri Lanka, which readers have come to expect of the author, apart from good old fashioned detective stories without the fast pace and gadgetry of modern ones. A good read by all accounts.

Foremost Books invite readers of literary fiction to participate at this event at which Bandula Nanayakkarawasam the renowned songwriter will make the keynote address. Copies of all the above mentioned books by the author can be obtained for a discounted price on this day.