... is true , aiya . ” “ Is the Korala related to you ? ” " THE VILLAGE IN THE
JUNGLE 195 Mr. Perera got up again and began to examine ...
Is the Korala related to you ? ” " No. " " A friend of yours ? ” " No ; he was on bad
terms with me . He said I troubled him and was a bad headman . " Mr. Perera sat
down . " Any questions ? ” said the judge . " Any questions ? ” the interpreter ...
Are you related to him ? ” " I married a cousin of his wife . " “ The accused lives in
your house ? He is married to your daughter ? ” " Yes , Hamadoru . " " Do you
know of any quarrel between him and the headman ? " " How should I know that
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Set in colonial Ceylon, this novel is vivid and readable. While the author clearly illustrates a particular culture and time, that of a rural family in the "dry" forest area, where life is ... Read full review
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Dear me but this is a depressing book. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for the main characters. Written from the point of view of impoverished, uneducated jungle dwellers in Sri Lanka by ... Read full review