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And the passion of her anger was equalled by the passion of her attachment to
Silindu and Punchi Menika . ' The women soon learned that it was as dangerous
to abuse in , her presence her father or her sister , as to risk a gibe at the girl ...
She saw and understood her father's anger and unhappiness , but she could not
turn against her sister . Something had happened which she did not understand :
" an evil had come out of the jungle , ” as such evils come . If any one could be ...
But the pain brings anger , and with anger , anger , Arachchi , comes cunning .
And now , Arachchi , now comes the game , the dangerous game . The young
men laugh at it , but the wise hunter would be afraid . There he stood , do you see
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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