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After a mile or so he brought me straight to my carts and servants and bungalow
and dinner . He had never been in that bit of country in his life before and he only
stopped for two or three hours in the morning near the bungalow , but on a ...
One evening , when I was doing this , I arrived at the bungalow before the carts . I
tied my pony to a tree and went off into the jungle north of the bungalow . I had
often seen peafowl in the neighbourhood and I thought I would try to find the big ...
... 36–38 ; first hours in Jaffna , 39–42 ; attitude towards Tamils and Sinhalese ,
53–55 ; work as Cadet , 55-61 ; in Dutton's bungalow , 64-70 ; enquires into
murder of boy , 75–77 ; enquires into stabbing case , 78 ; in A. R. Shipton's
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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