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Someone — I forget who — took me for a few days into his bungalow down on
the shore of the Jaffna lagoon and one evening I foolishly crawled along the road
to the Fort and sat watching the tennis. On my way back suddenly I felt as if my ...
It is true that Jaffna is upon the sea, but the sea looks and behaves as if it is a
lagoon. This is because the town and peninsula are almost completely shut in on
the west by islands. Every now and again I had to sail out to these islands in a ...
The first six miles or so was through scrub jungle and then one came out of the
jungle on to a great dry lagoon about a mile long. Mermaid followed admirably
with her mother and the two other dogs through the jungle. When we got out on to
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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