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When Karlinaa hami and Hinnihami returned from the river , hundreds filled the
street , lounging , strolling gossiping , and purchasing . Every now and then the
crowd would gather more thickly in one quarter , and they would see a pilgrim ...
Hinni . hami , as she dashed forward , was caught by two men and Aung
backwards upon the ground . She fell heavily and for a moment was stunned ;
then she heard the long , bleating cry of pain , and saw the deer vainly trying to
raise itself ...
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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