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Leonard Woolf. Foreword The fiction written by Westerners about Asia, and about
the Western experience in Asia, is extensive. Much of it is of a quality which
places it within th: forefront of Western literature as a whole, a distinction which
Leonard Woolf. learning, understanding, and portraying what it is really like to be
an Asian peasant, that vast majority of the eastern half of the world which one is
tempted to say no Western writer but Woolf has ever really understood or ...
Leonard Woolf. VII to him, Village in the Jungle was allowed to go out of print. It is
an occasion for celebration that B.R. Publishing Corporation have now reprinted
it. One may hope that the novel may acquire the place it has long merited, not ...
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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