These are the Perl 6 Tablets, a comprehensive manual, aimed to support many different ways of learning. The content is nicely sorted and indexed and many links allow you to follow your interest freely. For a lightweight introduction, try the Perl 6 Tutorial. If its too easy, read the specs.
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Preface and Introduction
Tablet 0: History
Tablet 1: Language Design
Tablet 2: Basic Syntax (Spaces, Comments, Literals, Quoting, Formatting)
Tablet 3: Variables (Sigils, Twigils, Assignment, Typing, Scopes)
Tablet 4: Operators (Comparison, Math, String, Logic, Metaops)
Tablet 5: IO (Command Line, Files, Sockets, Network, Misc.)
Tablet 6: Blocks (Conditions, Loops)
Tablet 7: Subroutines (Signatures, Modules)
Tablet 8: Objects (Classes, Roles)
Tablet 9: Regex (Rules, Grammars)
Tablet 10: Metaprogramming (Macros, DSL)
Appendix A: Index (all ops, builtins, methods and it terms, alphabetically ordered)
Appendix B: Tables, short reference (cheat sheets ans summary tables)
Appendix C: Cookbook (chunks of everyday Perl 5, translated into idiomatic Perl 6)
Appendix D: Perl 5-6 Delta
Appendix E: Exellence, Appetizer, best of tour
Appendix F: Links
Appendix G: Glossary