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Chapter VI I T became clear on the morning after Hinnihami had been given to
the vederala that the sanyasi had rightly interpreted the will of the god , and that
the devil had left Silindu . His eyes no longer presented the glazed appearance ...
... you what is false ? Did I not live twenty years there in Colombo ? It is a great
town . In the morning I went and walked on the stone road that has been built into
the sea , and within is the harbour , full always of great ships bigger than villages
They travelled slowly , and reached Kamburupitiya on the fourth morning . Silindu
had relapsed into his usual state of sullen silence ; Babun's spirit appeared to be
completely broken . He scarcely understood what the charge against him was ...
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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