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The " young girl ” , I discovered , though the niece of one of my own very
respectable clerks , was a notorious Jaffna character — a " loose liver ” , as they
said ; at the moment she was being kept by a Tamil lawyer . About three months
after I ...
A Police Constable came to my bungalow early in the morning and told me that a
small boy had disappeared and that it was thought that he had been taken away
by a young man in a bullock cart to the coast at Kangesanturai , 15 to 20 miles ...
On the sandy shore in front of our bungalow there was practically no rise and fall
of tide and rarely a wave . There was always a strong smell of sea and seaweed .
Not very far from us at that time lived two young English girls with their widowed ...
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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