The Village in the Jungle: A Novel

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Eland Publishing Limited, 2005 - Fiction - 209 pages
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The classic novel of colonial Ceylon (Sri Lanka), first published in 1913 and written by a prominent member of the Bloomsbury group and husband of Virginia Woolf. It is one of the best-loved and best-known stories in Sri Lanka.

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Review: The Village in the Jungle

User Review  - Elizabeth Moffat - Goodreads

Leonard Woolf is probably most famous for his marriage to Virginia but was also a noted political theorist, publisher (The Hogarth Press) and “leader” of the notorious Bloomsbury Group. As Woolf spent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Livinginthecastle - Goodreads

Well, I was determined this book wasn't going to defeat me and I have finally finished it! I initially started this in September, but got to the middle and a horrendously grim passage meant I had to ... Read full review

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JSTOR: The Village in the Jungle.
The Village in the Jungle, Leonard Woolf's powerful novel set in a remote jungle village in Sri Lanka around the turn of the century, is not just another ... sici?sici=0021-9118(197705)36%3A3%3C581%3ATVITJ%3E2.0.CO%3B2-T

The village in the jungle « The Toynbee convector
[Footnote: Woolf, ls: The Village in the Jungle (London 1913, Edward Arnold), ch. ix, pp. 301-7.] As the reader closes the book, he speculates on the ... 2007/ 08/ 30/ tank-irrigation-in-ceylon/

A simple, quiet, dun picture, almost in a monotone, is Mr. Woolf's story of the lowest class of peasant life in India, "The Village in the Jungle. ... gst/ abstract.html?res=F50810F63A5D13738DDDAB0994D8415B838DF1D3

Christopher Ondaatje - Author and Traveller
Leonard Woolf's 1913 novel The Village in the Jungle has been re-published in English. The new edition also contains one of Woolf's three short stories, ... reviews/ villageinjungle.html

Leonard Woolf's 'Waste Land': The Village in the Jungle ...
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waterbridge Review :: Review :: Woolf in Ceylon
Hambantota became the setting for Woolf’s well-known novel The Village in the Jungle. The book is considered a classic for Sri Lankans. ... 092006/ rvw_woolf.php

Mark A. Wollaeger - The Woolfs in the Jungle: Intertextuality ...
Had Virginia not read The Village in the Jungle while revising The Voyage Out, ..... In an imperial romance such as The Village in the Jungle or Heart of ... demo/ modern_language_quarterly/ v064/ 64.1wollaeger.html

sparknotes: Virginia Woolf: Madness and War
Leonard, also a novelist, began work on his own novel, which was about Ceylon, called The Village in the Jungle. At the same time, he was fighting an ... biography/ woolf/ section6.rhtml

Leonard Woolf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After marriage, Woolf turned his hand to writing, publishing in 1913 his first novel, The Village in the Jungle, based on his colonial years. ... wiki/ Leonard_Woolf

The Village in the Jungle by Leonard Woolf<br>
“The Village in the Jungle is a novel that should be far better known. One may hope that now, in this fully restored edition, it will find a readership ... mellenpress.cfm?bookid=6196& pc=9

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