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His sons and daughters are married now in that village , and have children . They
are ... Yes , ” said Nanchohami , " it would be a good thing for you to go to
Kotegoda and take a woman from there , a daughter of my man's brother . She
daughter said , ' I will do as you think best , Appochchi . ' Do you understand now
, Arachchi ? ” Silindu stopped . The Arachchi had been watching him narrowly .
He began to understand the drift of Silindu's incoherent words . But he still felt ...
In one had lived Balappu with his wife and sister , and his two children ; in the
other Bastian Appu with his two sons , a daughter , a daughter - in - law , and a
grandchild . They had tried to help Punchi Menika by letting her work in their
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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
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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