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To V. W. I've given you all the little , that I've to give ; You've given me all , that for me is all there is ; So now I just give back what you have givenIf there is anything to give in this . THE VILLAGE IN THE JUNGLE CHAPTER I THE ...
I would give the girl , but she is unwilling . She told me last night that you had spoken to her . She is of the jungle , wild , not fit for your house . She was very frightened and angry For a moment Punchirala was disconcerted that ...
It would perhaps have been better to give him the girl , ' he said . • The man is not a bad man if you do not cross him , and the girl is of age to marry . Even the bravest man does not go down the path where a devil lives .
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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