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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 ...
... comfortableand I had been in acute discomfort for days — and when I left the
koddu about midnight , I was recovered . There was a great deal to be said
against our rule of Ceylon , which , of course , was bleak “ imperialism " or what is
Another big dispute which I settled interested me greatly . There was in
Hambantota town a mosque and quite a large number of Moslems , chiefly
Malays . I knew that a great deal of ill - feeling had arisen among them , when the
Hakim died ...
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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