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... the corner of his brother ' s compound . The next morning his brother was found
to be lying unable to speak or move . The wife and mother came and begged
Punchirala to remove 70 THE VILLAGE IN THE JUNGLE.
CHAPTER VI i i Ivuinjil 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 ...
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