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Then we were told what our first appointments were to be . I was to go as Cadet
to Jaffna in the Northern Province . As I walked out of the Secretariat into the
Colombo sun , which in the late morning hits one as if a burning hand were
It is quite different in Jaffna ; there as soon as you leave the main street , the
esplanade , or the seashore , you are in a typical Tamil village of narrow roads
between cadjan fences which hide whitewashed low huts or bungalows ,
bowered in ...
The Old Park , JAFFNA KACHCHERI , JAFFNA . 30th October , 1907 . Dear Mr .
Woolf , If you have not made any other plans for Christmas , we wondered
whether you would like to come back to Jaffna ? If so , we should be so pleased if
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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
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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