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And Silindu's passions , his anger , and his desire were strange and violent even
for the jungle . It was not easy to rouse his anger ; he was a quiet man , who did
not easily recognise the hand which wronged him . But if he were roused he ...
The headman and his wife did not at first hide their anger , and the thought that
they had been crossed was not unpleasant to many of the villagers . Moreover ,
Babun was liked , and in many ways respected . The contempt in which the
But the pain brings anger , and with anger , anger , Arachchi , comes cunning .
And now , Arachchi , now comes the game , the dangerous game . The young
men laugh at it , but the wise hunter would be afraid . There he stood , do you see
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve38 - LibraryThing
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