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It stood upon a peninsula — the Jaffna peninsula , which is connected with the
mainland of Ceylon by a narrow causeway , Elephant Pass . As we approached
Elephant Pass in the early morning , the country gradually changed . The thick ...
going to punish them and prosecute the chief offender . From Kachchigala there
is a path to Kandaketiya ( 1 } miles ) and from there to Talawa ( 4 miles ) which I
reached about 7.30 p.m. Next morning at Talawa a villager told me a curious
something behind it which I would learn in the morning . So I lay awake hour after
hour tortured by the tortured howling of the child . In the morning I asked my boy
what it all meant . He was very sorry , he said ; the people , a mother and father ...
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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