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I thought I should come back by a mad way and started out down the coast where
there were no roads only sand and palmyra trees . No one ever goes there and
the sand has heaped itself up into great curves and ridges . It seemed to be ...
When they ran my boat up on to the sandy beach at Marichchukaddi and I
jumped down into the sand , I felt that , though my body was unwashed and
unshaved , my mind had been curiously cleaned and purified . Naturally I was
instantly and ...
The graves were two enormous , smooth mounds of sand side by side , each
about 30 yards long , five yards in width , and about two or three foot high in the
centre . Each of them was completely covered from end to end with a white cotton
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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