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Leonard Woolf. THE VILLAGE IN THE JUNGLE Leonard Woolf / / Originally
published by Hogarth Press Ltd London First published 1913. 1972 HANSA
PUBLISHERS LIMITED “HANSA HOUSE' 26 CLIFFORD AVENUE COLOMBO 3.
'Aiya, aiya, is this a true tale 2" 'Why should I tell you what is false P Did I not live
twenty years there in Colombo 2. It is a great town. In the morning I went and
walked on the stone road that has been built into the sea, and within is the
For a while Babun did not like to disturb his silence, then he asked diffidently: “
But, aiya, if Colombo is your village, how is it that you now live in Kamburupitiya P
Fernando laughed. “What talk is this of villages 2 he said. “Everywhere here the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
Set in colonial Ceylon, this novel is vivid and readable. While the author clearly illustrates a particular culture and time, that of a rural family in the "dry" forest area, where life is ... Read full review
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Dear me but this is a depressing book. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong for the main characters. Written from the point of view of impoverished, uneducated jungle dwellers in Sri Lanka by ... Read full review