Results 1-3 of 30
With the traders in Kamburupitiya the transactions were purely matters of
business , but with the headman the whole village recognised that they were
something more . It was a very good thing for Babehami , the Arachchi , to feel
that Silindu ...
You must go to the Mudalali in Kamburupitiya , Silindu , and borrow from him .
And when you go there , remember , you must take a permit for the gun . Silindu
felt that he had nothing more to say . He had the meat at home which he would
They travelled slowly , and reached Kamburupitiya on the fourth morning . Silindu
had relapsed into his usual state of sullen silence ; Babun's spirit appeared to be
completely broken . He scarcely understood what the charge against him was ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve38 - LibraryThing
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