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In my last three years in Ceylon , I lived a great deal in this kind of solid jungle
country , for it covered half of the Hambantota District where I was Assistant
Government Agent . It is oppressive and menacing , but I got to like it very much .
It is full ...
In Ceylon for a short time they did me a great service . No one had ever seen
anything like them before — or would again — and people were deceived into
thinking that I must be a very up - to - date and dashing young fellow . My second
... Harcourt replied : Downing Street , 7 May , 1912 Sir , I am directed by Mr.
Secretary Harcourt to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 25th April , in
which you tender your resignation of your appointment in the public service of
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review