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Dutton only solution was to discover a government servant who had the room and was willing to take one in . Eventually I landed myself in the bungalow of the Police Magistrate , Dutton . Dutton's character and career were odd and I ...
After I had lived some months with Dutton , I began to urge him to mix with other people and suggested that he should come with me one evening to the tennis courts . At first he refused , but I saw that he was rather anxious to do so ...
And she began to express it , not openly , but obliquely , by continually returning to Dutton , his retiring nature , his failure in the civil service , the prejudice of everyone , including the authorities , against him .
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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