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Then Yakkini dropped to the ground , and bounded away into the jungle ,
carrying the little pig in her mouth . So you see , little ... Be careful , or some other
devil will drop on you out of a bush , and carry you off in his mouth . " While
Silindu had ...
you are carrying to - day . I have seen it with these eyes . The lot of the childless
woman is a hard one . See how my little one of eight years helps me ! ” "
Nanchohami , your tongue is still as sharp as chillies . Punchi Menika has gone
with my ...
One told how he had seen Silindu and the Arachchi leave the village , Silindu
walking behind and carrying a gun ; another had heard a shot from the direction
of the chena ; another had seen Silindu return by himself to the village carrying a
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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