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Leonard Woolf. maize , with pumpkins , chillies , and a few vegetables . In
February the grain is reaped , and on it the village must live until the next Feb.
ruary . No man will ever do any other work , nor will he leave the village in search
of work .
Mohamadu Lebbe Ahamadu Cassim , the Moorman boutique - keeper , had
supplied clothes to be paid for in grain , with a hundred per cent . interest , at the
time of reaping ; the fat Sinhalese Mudalali , Kodikarage Allis Appu , had
There is very little grain in the barn now , and what there is will not last me until
the reaping of the next crop . There is the old man , my father , to be fed , and my
wife and her brother , and the two children . ' • Will you let me die of hunger ? and
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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