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Punchi Menika walked slowly on down the track . The blood in her veins moved strangely , stirred by the stirring life around her . The trumpet call of the sambur blared through the jungle , a terrific cry of desire .
As Hinnihami followed hour after hour along the white track , which for ever coiled out before her into the walls of dusty trees , the old song , which Karlinahami had sung to them when they were children , continually was in her mind ...
For two days I led the way and my father said nothing , but I saw that he became more and more afraid . And on the third day , suddenly he cried out , " I know this : this track leads to the ...
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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