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It went on like this for a full half hour, and if you left out the curses and the
language, you would find the same sort of stilted stuff in any of the swarms of ist
class books in the Union library. I began my life as a civil servant in Jaffna by
living with ...
and took a fourwheeler, the cabman was rude to him and he was so infuriated
that he immediately returned to Jaffna and never left it again. Dyke, hearing of
Twynam's plight and thinking that he had been harshly treated, offered him a
place 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 you will stay with ...
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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