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She was very frightened and angry . ' For a moment Punchirala was disconcerted
that his rebuff was known . But anger came to his rescue . " Am I to ask the girl
then when I want a wife ? Can the father not give his child ? So the child is angry
Leonard Woolf. How can I have witnesses ? No one will give evidence against
the headman . ' Any reason for a false charge ? ' asked the judge . Hamadoru ,
the headman is on very bad terms with me ; he is angry with me because of my
But the pain brings anger , and with anger , anger , Arachchi , comes cunning .
And now , Arachchi , now comes the game , the ... For the other was cunning now
, cunning , and very angry . And when the hunter had gone on a little just where ...
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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