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It had three divisions : Magampattu in the east, East Giruwa Pattu in the centre,
and West Giruwa Pattu in the west. Magampattu was almost entirely covered with
jungle. It contained the small town of Hambantota, but otherwise only small ...
... life which were entirely different from everything in London and Cambridge to
which I had been born and bred. To understand the people and the way they
lived in the villages of West Giruwa Pattu and the jungles of Magampattu became
This is a most inaccessible place but as the Mudaliyar of East Giruwa Pattu who
has been removed from service has not been able to effect anything I decided to
make a forced march up there. I bicycled early in the morning to Mamadola 14 ...
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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
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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