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Children’s Literature    

Karuvala Gedara (House of Shadows)

       
  Balopadeshaya ( Advice to Children ) - 1903
  Galiwarayanaya ( Gulliver's Travels : adaptation ) - 1932
  Rajawenta giya mahanna (The Tailor who would be King) - 1932
  Dandumonaraya (Ravana's Flying Machine ) - 1932
     
  Biology    
       
  Kurumini saththu ( Beetles and related insects ) - 1929  
  Kuru Kuhumbu Saththu (Ants and related insects ) - 1930  
  Ves Maru Karana Saththu ( Mimicry in animal World ) - 1931  
  Muhudu Verala ( The Sea - shore ) - 1932  
  Sathwa Lokaya ( The World of Animals ) - 1936  
  Vidya Vinoda Katha ( Science for Entertainment ) - 1957

Madol Doova (Mangrove Island)

       
  Extra Readings    
       
  Gramiya Vidya Praveshanaya (Environmental Studies ) - 1931
  Sadacharaya Ha Nirogi Sampatha - 1934
  (Social Ethics and Good Health)    
  Palath Anduwa ( Local Government ) - 1934
  Praja Palana Shiksha ( Civics ) - 1938
       
Novels    
         
  Leela - 1914  
  Soma - 1920  
  Iranganie - 1923  
  Seetha - 1923

Jataka Katha Vimasuma (The Literary Aspects of Buddhist Jataka Stories)

  Miringu Diya (Mirage) - 1925
  Unmada Chithra (Novel set in the time of Pandukhabaya) - 1929
  Rohini (Novel set in the time of Dutugemunu) - 1929
  Gamperaliya (The Uprooted) - 1944
  Madol Doova (Mangrove Island) - 1947
  Yuganthaya (End of the Era) - 1949
  Viragaya (Devoid of Passions) - 1956
  Kaliyugaya (Age of Destruction) - 1957
  Karuvala Gedara (House of Shadows) - 1963
  Bavatharanaya (Siddhartha’s Quest, a novel set in the time of Gautama Buddha)
-

1973

 
       
Collections of Short Stories      
       

Viragaya (Devoid of Passions)

  Geheniyak (Woman) - 1924
  Magul Gedara ha charithadharsha katha (The Weddnig) - 1927
  Pavkarayata Galgesima (Stoning the Sinner) - 1936
  Apuru Muhuna (The Strange Face) - 1944
  Handa Sakki Kima (The Moon is Witness) - 1945
  Mara Yuddhaya (Mara’s War) - 1945
  Ape Viththi ( About Ourselves) - 1946
  Mage Kathava (My Story) - 1947
  Billa Saha ( The Sacrifice ) - 1949
  Vahallu (Bondage) - 1941  
  Katha Ahura - 1955  
  Apuru Muhuna ( The Strange Face )      
       
Drama      
       

Leela

  Chithra - 1940
  Mayuri - 1944
  Vijitha - 1953
  Vijitha Saha Thawath Nataka(Vijitha and other plays ) - 1953
       
Literary Criticism    
       
  Shastriya Lekhana (Educational Essays) - 1919
  Sinhala Sahityodaya Katha (Sinhala Literary Essays) - 1932
  Sahitya Siksha - 1 (Essays on Literature) - 1936  
  Sahitya Siksha - 2 (Essays on Literature) - 1938  
  Vichara Lipi (Literary Criticism) - 1941  
  Guttila Gitaya (Critical Review) - 1943  
  Sinhala Sahityaye Negima
(Landmarks of Sinhala Literature
)
-

1945

Vahallu (Bondage)

  Sahitya Kalava (Art of Literature) - 1950
  Kavya Vicharaya (Sinhala Poetry : Critical Review) - 1954
  Atta Yutta (Essays on Literature and Philosophy) - 1955
  Bana Katha Sahityaya (Buddhist Folk Literature) - 1955
  Nava Padya Sinhalaya (Moden Sinhala Poetry) - 1957
  Rasavadaya Ha Bauddha Kavyaya (Aesthetics and Buddhist Poetry) -

1961

  Sinhala Vichara Maga (Sinhala Literary Criticism) - 1964
  Navakathanga Ha Viragaya (Literary Aspects of ‘Viragaya’) -

1965
  Jataka Katha Vimasuma (The Literary Aspects of Buddhist Jataka Stories)
-

1968

 
  Sinhala Navakathava Ha Japan Kama Katha Sevanella
(The Sinhala Novel in the Shadow of the Japanese Erotic Novel)
-


1969


 
  Sinhala Natakaya Ha Sanda Kinduruva
(Sandakinduru and the Sinhala Drama)
-

1970

Kaliyugaya (Age of Destruction)

  Sampradaya Ha Vicharaya (Tradition and Criticism) - 1971
  Vyavahara Bhashava Ha Parinama Dharmaya (Sinhala Language and evolution)
-

1997

  Ape Urumaya ha Bickshun Wahanse - 1998
  Ape Viyath Parapura Ha Bhasha Samaja Parinamaya - 2000
  Upan Da Sita Bala Viya - 2001
  Manawa Hithawadaya Ha Ethera Viyathhu - 2002
       
Evolution and Anthropology      
         
  Sathva Santhathiya (Biological Evolution) - 1934  
  Bhavakarma Vikashaya (Unorthodox Interpretation of Buddhist Philosophy)
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1967

  Manawa Vidyava Ha Sinhala Sanskruthiya
(Arthropology and Sinhala Culture)
- 1974

  Manava Vidyava Ha Bauddha Vignana Vadaya
(Arthropology and Buddhist Ideology)
-

1974

Lay Bare the Roots (Ape Gama)

  Purana Sinhala Sthringe Enduma( Women's attire in ancient Sri Lanka) -

1935
       
Philosophy and Other Topics    
       
  Sinhala Lakuna (The Sinhala Identity) - 1947
  Budu Samaya Ha Samaja Darshanaya (Buddhism and Social Philosophy)
-

1948

  Denuma Ha Dekuma (Knowledge and Reality) - 1958
  Perapara Dediga Sanwadaya (A translation of Professor Joseph Needham’s Lecture on the East - West Dialogue)
-

1958

  Sinhala Sakaskada (Writings of Sociological Interest) - 1962  
  Soviet Deshaye Negima(Rise of the Soviet Lands) - 1962  
  Bauddha Darshanaya Ha Margaya (Buddhist Philosophy and the Way)
-

1968

 
 

Rohini (Novel set in the time of Dutugemunu)

  Nivan Muhunuvara Ha Bamunu Dittiya (Face or Nirvana and Brahmin Dogma)
-

1972
       
Autobiography    
       
  Ape Gama (Our Village) - 1940
  Upanda Sita (From My Childhood) - 1961
       
       
Literary Biography    
         
  Chekov Ha Lankava (Chekov and Sri Lanka) - 1970  
  Ape Urumaya Ha Bhikshun Vahanse (The Contribution of Buddhist Monks to our Cultural Heritage)
-

1998

 
  Ape Viyath Parapura Ha Bhasha Samaja Parinamaya (The Role of Our Leaders in the Evolution of Our Language and Society) -


2000


Madol Doova (Mangrove Island)

       
History    
       
  Purana Sinhala Sthringe Enduma (Women’s Attire in Ancient Sri Lanka)
-

1935
       
       
Travel      
         
  Kalunika Sevima (In Search of Panacea) - 1950  
  Soviet Deshaye Negima (The Rise of the Soviet Land) - 1962  
       

Works in English    

Ape Urumaya ha Bickshun Wahanse

       
  Aspects of Sinhalese Culture - 1952
  The Buddhist Jataka Stories and the Russian Novel - 1952
  The Mysticism of D. H. Lawrence - 1957
  Buddhism and Culture - 1964
  Revolution and Evolution - 1971
  Buddhism and Art - 1973
  Sinhala Language and Culture - 1975
       
Translations      
         
  Tamil      
         
  Kiramap Piralvu (Gamperaliya) - 1964

Geheniyak (Woman)

  Pattata Valkai (Viragaya: Devoid of Passion) - 1992
  Madol Theevu (Mangrove Island) - 1993
       
  English    
       
  Landmarks of Sinhalese Literature (Sinhala Sahithyaye Negima)
-  
  Lay Bare the Roots (Ape Gama) - 1958
  The Way of the Lotus (Viragaya) - 1985
  Madol Doova ( Mangrove Island )      
         
  Chinese      
       
  A Collection of Short Stories - 1961  
  Madol Doova - 1961

Madol Doova (Mangrove Island)

       
  Russian    
       
  Madol Doova - 1954
  A Collection or Short Stories 1 - 1958
  A Collection or Short Stories 2 - 1970
  Gamperaliya , Kaliyugaya, Yugantaya (Trilogy) - 1965
       
  Other Languages    
         
  Madol Doova - English - 1976  
  Madol Doova - Bulgarian - 1964  
  Madol Doova - Rumanian - 1962  
  Madol Doova - Dutch - 1979  
  Madol Doova - French - 1995  
  Madol Doova - Japanese - 2002  
  Viragaya - English - 1985

Kalunika Sevima (Looking into our past)

  Viragaya - French - 1995
  Viragaya - Japanese - 2003
       
       
Feature Films (Sinhala, with subtitles)    
       
  Gamperaliya ( The Uprooted ) - 1964
  Madol Doova ( Mangrove Island ) - 1976
  Kaliyugaya ( Age of Kali) - 1983
  Yuganthaya (End of the Age) - 1985
  Viragaya( The Way of the Lotus) - 1987
       
Tele-dramas (Sinhala)      
       

Upanda Sita (From My Childhood)

  Madol Doova (Mangrove Island) - 1994
  Gamperaliya (The Uprooted) - 1989
  Leli (Daughter-in-Law) -  
  Mava (Mother) - 1994
  Sisiliyata Padamak (A Lesson for Ceciliya) - 1994
  Mudiyanse Mama (Honourable Uncle) - 1994
  Upasakamma (The Pious Woman) - 1994
       
         
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