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There had always been considerable difference in character between Hinnihami
and Punchi Menika . There was very little of her sister's gentleness in Hinnihami .
There was , added to the strangeness and wildness which she derived from ...
He took Hinnihami by the hand and went up to Punchirala . seemed to be fixed
upon something far away beyond Punchirala ; he spoke very slowly : “ Here is the
girl ; take her . ' Punchirala looked at Hinnihami and smiled . It is well , ' he said .
of Hinnihami he seemed to change greatly . They were almost always together ,
and the fearlessness which she had shown towards Punchirala , and which
seemed to have changed her suddenly from a child into a woman , inspired him .
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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