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It contained the small town of Hambantota, but otherwise only small scattered
and usually poverty stricken villages. Twenty miles east of Hambantota was
Tissamaharama with a major irrigation work and a resident white Irrigation
At last I said to him: "I have been sitting here working since 9 o'clock this morning
and I want some exercise and fresh air. I am going for a walk on the
Tissamaharama road. There is, of course, no need for you to come, but I shall be
very glad if ...
For instance, I was driving to Tissamaharama from Hambantota one afternoon,
during the height of the outbreak, to stay the night there and hold some enquiries,
when I was stopped near Wirawila, where the road passes through thick jungle, ...
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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