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But the old hunter should be very careful . In the end misfortune comes . Perhaps this time I am a buffalo , wounded . The wise hunter does not follow up the wounded buffalo , where the jungle is thick . Ha ! ha !
it - I am a hunter . Then - then having crept close , they shoot him . It was near here . At first , crash - he tears away through the jungle , the blood flowing down his side . He is afraid , very afraid — and in pain .
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 . " My son , you are a hunter , you know the jungle ; surely you ...
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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