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I know , have great skill in charms . You must make me one therefore which will
bring a Malay woman to me to a place of which I will tell you . ” Then my father
said , “ Hamadoru ! I dare not do this . For I must go and make the charm in the ...
Leonard Woolf. the magistrate Hamadoru , knew of the charm by which he had
brought the girl to the fat Korala Mahatmaya in the cave . ' • Did your father teach
you the making of the charm ? ' asked Karlinahami . • Am I not a vederala and the
He is a vederala , very skilled in charms . You have not told why the one - eyed
man is angry , but the holy man knows because of his holiness and wisdom . The
one - eyed man came and said , " Give me your daughter , " but this man , being ...
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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