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He was half-grown when I first knew him, and, when I was on circuit in the jungle
or Game Sanctuary with Engelbrecht, he would follow us all day like a dog along
the tracks, only stopping to dig out an ants' nest if he came upon one. He slept ...
... we could rest our elbows and therefore our rifles on the floor of the cave. A
wounded leopard is one of the most dangerous of all animals, and to follow him
into a dark cave is sheer madness, as Engelbrecht knew even better than I. At
I knew exactly how the road and the tracks ran and that, if I walked due west, I
would come out either dead on the bungalow or a little to the north of it on the
Tissa road or a little to the south of it on a path to a village, Bundala. I also knew
that I ...
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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