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From there northwards the line was under construction , the only section so far
opened being the few miles from Jaffna to Elephant Pass through the peninsula .
The only way to travel the hundred odd miles from Anuradhapura to Elephant ...
... is almost always completely silent . All the way up to Elephant Pass I saw
hardly any birds and no animals except ... Except in the few villages through
which we passed we met scarcely any human beings . In the day the heat and
dust were ...
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 ...
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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