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His power is over the jungle, and the devils who live in it. The devils of the trees
obey him, for his anger is terrible. If a devil has entered a man, and is harming
him, and taking his life from him, the man should make a vow to the god, so my ...
Then the oneeyed man was very angry, and went away and made a charm over
the devil, and the devil entered the man. When the one-eyed man made the
charm he said to the devil: “Unless she be given to me, do not leave him.'” A cry
Do not she-devils give birth to devils? Do village women suckle deer? Surely it is
a devil, born of a devil. Look at the evil that fell upon the village when it came.
The crops withered, and the old and the young died. It has brought us want and ...
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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