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Then it was remembered that , three days before , the child had been carrying some leaves when he met the deer and Hinnihami . The deer had gone up to the child and tried to nibble the leaves , but the boy had snatched them away .
mark , but another followed , and struck with a thud upon the deer's side . He bounded forward . Hinnihami cried out and ran towards him : at the sound of her voice he stopped and looked round . A shower of stones fell about him : thin ...
You must have killed many deer and pig . ' · Yes , yes , I am a hunter , but what of that , father , what of that ? ' * Each is a sin , for I told you , didn't I , that the Lord Buddha said , “ It is a sin to kill .
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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