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When later on in Ceylon I became an extremely incompetent shooter of big game
and , in cutting up the animals killed by me , saw the disgusting , semi - digested
contents of their upper intestines , I was always reminded of the contents of ...
It was a good example of how much deeper pain goes than pleasure , and
unkindness than kindness , that I was not in the least consoled when , having
played the very next hand extremely well , I was highly praised by Turner , and
I am deep down within myself an extremely ambitious person , desiring success .
At the same time I despise success and those who pursue it , even to some extent
those who attain it . It is usually much less HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT ...
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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