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The following extracts from letters which I wrote to Lytton from Bandarawela in
January , 1906 , recall the place and my mood in it : I was four days in Kandy and
three in Hatton , an immense empty hotel surrounded by an interminable series
I lay on a mattress with the sun beating down upon me during the day and the
immense canopy of stars seemingly just above my head at night . We had to sail
first south - west round Mannar and through the little islands of Adam ' s Bridge ...
One could lie on it all night and get a fine view of the water hole and , raised up
there , of an immense sea of trees and changing leaves , stretching away below
one , beneath the light of the moon , into infinity and eternity The wind had ...
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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