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Therefore , your hunger is greater than mine . The first kill is yours . ' So we lay
still a long time , and at last I heard far away the sound of a hoof upon a dry stick .
' Sister , ' I whispered , ' I hear a deer coming this way . ' Yakko , have you no ears
Oh , Babun . He is all right . The white Hamadoru said , ' Six months ' rigorous
imprisonment . I heard that quite clear at the end . ' Six months ' rigorous
imprisonment . It was all that I heard clearly . He is all right . There is no need for
you to cry .
You heard in the court that the chena cannot be given to you . It has been given
to Appu . Let us have an end of all this trouble . " “ Yes , Arachchi , that is why I
have come to you . I want an end of all this trouble . Do you hear that ? An end
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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