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One day I received from the Government in Colombo a telegram informing me
that Baron Blixen , a Danish cousin of Queen Alexandra , was coming to shoot in
my District , and I was to help him in every way possible . I found that the Baron ...
I had to go to Tissamaharama to hold an enquiry , and I left directions for Herr
Hagenbeck and the Baron to be sent on to me there . They arrived in a motor -
car two or three days later . Baron Axel Blixen was a middle - aged man with
I should add that the Baron was an extremely kindly and courteous man . One of
my mother ' s sisters had married a Dane and lived in Copenhagen . When Baron
Blixen got back to Denmark with his trophies , he called upon my aunt , told her ...
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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