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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 ! The wounded buffalo can
be as ...
know that better than I ? But do they call me a good hunter , Arachchi ? skilful ,
cunning ? Do I know the tracks , Arachchi ? ' Of course , every one knows you to
be the best hunter in the district . ' • Aiyo , the best hunter in the district ! And do
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 . But the pain brings anger , and ...
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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