About Jude


Hi! I’m an author settled in Melbourne with my wife and two sons. I love reading and writing YA fiction, short fiction and Lifestyle Pieces.

“These are my scatterbrained thoughts, reflections and imaginings only and straight from the heart. Never to be taken seriously”


Published: 1st August 2016
ISBN: 9780994401540
Number Of Pages: 128
For Ages: 13 – 30 years old

Published: 14th April 2020
BN ID: 9780994401540
Number Of Pages: 283
For Ages: 13 – 30 years old

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Book Reviews

Fiction of this kind is still very rare in Sri Lanka, either in English, Sinhala or Tamil, it is hoped that the author will write more.

 Gratien Award winner (Gamini Akmeemana)

‘’‘The Beast’ is Sri Lankan born Jude Perera’s debut novel. While having previous experience in short fiction, lifestyle and travel blogging, his recent YA novel is based entirely in the lush splendour of our very own Horton Plains.’’

Pulse Magazine


‘’Young Adult novel set in Sri Lanka – hunting the yakush’’


Trip Fiction 

‘“The Beast” Framed: On Jude Perera’s Work Of Young Adult Fiction.’’

Gratien award winner: Vihanga Perera

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