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CHAPTER VI It became clear on the morning after Hinnihami had been given to
the vederala that the sanyasi had rightly interpreted the will of the god , and that
the devil had left Silindu . His eyes no longer presented the glazed appearance ...
Babun set off for Kamburupitiya next morning with this object . His trouble and his
fear drove him ; and he did the three days ' journey in two . On the morning of the
third day , hours before the office opened , he was standing , haggard and ...
The next morning the Korala took with him the complainant , the accused , and
the witnesses , of whom Fernando turned out to be one , and started for
Kamburupitiya . Punchi Menika went with them . They travelled slowly , 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